What Happens On The Court Date?

Roll Call starts at 9:00 a.m. Parties answer present when their name is called. Failure of tenant to appear results in a default. Failure of landlord to appear results in a dismissal. When both parties appear, conciliation is attempted between parties. Arrangement to pay rent is possible. If parties are not able to resolve their differences, the case goes before the court.

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.

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