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What is the claim against you alleging?
In preparation for your case, you should:
Before the hearing date, both parties should:
During your hearing, the plaintiff and defendant may question or dispute each other's testimony during the hearing. When both parties have completed their presentations, the judge will give a judgment (make a decision). The judge may grant an award of monetary damages to the plaintiff, to the defendant or both.
The plaintiff must appear in court on the day of the hearing, or the judge may:
The defendant must appear in court on the day of the hearing, or the judge may grant a default judgment in favor of the plaintiff.
Have you provided an answer to the complaint yet? If not, you can submit your answer in writing to the Court. You may prepare your own form or use one of the Court's answer forms that are available to you at no cost. Another option is to consult with an attorney. The answer is where you list all of the things incorrect in the plaintiff's answer. You have 30 days to submit your answer to the court.