Court Hearing Steps

Legal Steps for a Court Hearing

Subpoena: Is a court order advising you to be present at a certain time and place.
Preliminary Hearing: This is not a trial; it is an appearance before a judge to determine if the evidence for the matter at hand to proceed to trial.
Felony Trial: If the defendant has pleaded not guilty, the trial moves forward to Superior Court where evidence is presented and witnesses testify.
Misdemeanor Trial: This type of trial has no preliminary hearing; your first time in court is your trial.
Verdict: You will either be notified of your outcome after all testimony is heard. If the defendant is found guilty, a settlement or sentencing will be determined. can help you with your legal services! Please Contact our Legal Professionals Today!