1

Do your homework

Take the time to get information about the process so you are ready to proceed.

2

Do be on time

Getting to the hearing ahead of time is even better.

3

Do be organized

Get your papers in order.

4

Do Listen

Pay attention to what the judge instructs when you arrive.

5

Do wait your turn

Go in the order the judge requests.

6

Don't be unprepared

Being unorganized will not work in your favor.

7

Don't be rude

Courtesy goes a long, long way.

8

Don't interrupt

Let the other side have a turn.

9

Don't assume

Make the points you need to make.

10

Don't forget

Complete your presentation and leave nothing important unsaid.