- The District Justice will explain the court`s operating procedure. DO NOT BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS.
- Both sides will be given the opportunity to tell their view of the story, present any documents, and question each other. Both parties and all witnesses must testify under oath.
- The District Justice must reach a decision within 5 days.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.