WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A TRIAL

How your trial plays out depends on your specific circumstance. You should not expect your trial to have the same drama you see on television. Litigation is procedural and follows a straightforward outline:

  • Discovery
  • Pre-Trial Motions
  • Jury selection
  • Opening statements
  • Witness testimony
  • Closing arguments
  • Verdict

You may be generally familiar with this structure, and it is a good starting point for understanding the basic outline. However, the specifics for how your trial goes will depend on factors such as whether the matter is civil or criminal and whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant.

Should I Take A Settlement?

This is a question that can only be answered after your case has been reviewed. Our lead attorney, William Timmons, is an experienced litigator and can help determine whether a settlement or taking your case to trial is the best option.

Being in a courtroom can be stressful, and we know that some people would rather avoid the pressure of a trial. The main thing to remember in any legal matter is there are a variety of avenues worth exploring when trying to get the best result for you. This includes balancing the value of a settlement versus taking your case to trial.

We Can Answer Your Questions About Litigation

If you have questions in Greenville or throughout South Carolina about your legal situation or what to expect from a trial, contact us today to speak with lawyer. Please call 864-616-1468 orĀ email us.