Trial Date

The trial date is shown on the Affidavit and Claim form in the Notice of Hearing area. Check in with the clerk at the location noted on the form at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time. All proofs and witnesses must be brought to court on the trial date.

  1. If the defendant appears, but the plaintiff does not, the court dismisses the case.
  2. If the defendant appears, admits the debt is owed, a consent judgment enters.
  3. If the defendant is properly served and does not appear, a default judgment enters.
  4. If the defendant appears and disagrees with the claim, the judgment enters after trial.