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If you and the defendant did not settle your case at the pre-trial review, your case will be listed for a hearing. At the hearing a magistrate or an assessor will consider all the evidence and submissions from you and the defendant, and then make a decision.
You can still negotiate with the defendant and try to settle your case before the hearing.
Before you go to the hearing it is important that you give yourself enough time to prepare. You should:
For more information, see Preparing for the hearing.
After you have prepared your case it is important to think about how you are going to present it. You may need to think about:
For more information, see Going to the hearing.