Ten Steps in a Simple Trial

Ten Steps in a Simple Trial

[ 1 ] Opening statements.

[ 2 ] Plaintiff’s direct examination.

[ 3 ] Cross examination of the Plaintiff.

[ 4 ] Re-direct of the Plaintiff.

[ 5 ]┬áDefendant’s direct examination.

[ 6 ] Cross examination of the Defendant.

[ 7 ] Re-direct of the Defendant.

[ 8 ] Closing arguments.

[ 9 ] Judge’s decision.

[10] Submissions with respect to costs.