Civil Court HearingThe court will post a notice to each parties with the date and time of the directions hearing when a defence has been filed with the court. As with criminal proceedings, the unsuccessful party in a civil action has the chance to appeal the choice. In addition, broad estimates of the quantity of civil claims resolved with no a hearing or trial can be discovered on the Justice web page They are calculated based on the number of hearings or trials occurring in a court involving April and June 2014, as a proportion of the number of claims issued more than that identical period.

A copy of each of the complaint, summons, and supporting documents have to be served upon the defendant (CCP 412.10 via 417.40) thereby providing notice that there is a civil action pending. In the vast majority of circumstances, either the defendant does nothing at all so … Read the rest >>>