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How to Present Your Case at Trial

This page contains a video with general information about how one can present their case during their civil trial.

This video contains information about a variety of topics, including, but not limited to:

  • The courtroom layout
  • The order of events during a civil trial
  • How to present evidence
  • How to use common objections

Watching this video can give you an informal, general description of what to expect when the day of your trial arrives.

How Civil Trials Work – General Information

Click the “Watch on YouTube” button if you would like to skip to certain topics.  Check the video description for timestamps which will show you when discussion of a specific topic begins.

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