Recall in Chapter 9 we discussed what the steps in a trial were.
Here’s a refresher:
The Case Flowchart maps out the steps of a trial. Review it to understand where each part of a trial fits.
As you prepare for trial you will be preparing your arguments and what you will be saying in court. It is a good idea to prepare ahead of time your opening statement, questions for witnesses and your closing statements. We’ll discuss each in detail.
-Claimant gives opening
1. Direct examination by the Claimant
RESPONDENT’S OPENING STATEMENT
1. Direct examination by the Respondent
Claimant gives closing statement
JUDGMENT AND ORDER