Note: Information on this page may not be current. Refer to the COVID-19 Court Information page for Court procedures under the pandemic.

Witnesses are required to go to court when they are told that their attendance is required in a precise, formal way. The method of notice required depends on whether the trial is a criminal trial, or a family or civil law trial. Click on the link below to learn if you are legally required to attend court.

There are additional steps you can take to make sure you are a prepared witness. These steps will make your attendance at court less stressful. Click on the link for additional information about how to be a prepared witness.

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