Will my witnesses need to testify in person in small claims court?
You may bring to court witnesses to testify to their personal knowledge and observations relevant to the case. Do not bring letters from witnesses on the theory the witnesses could not appear personally. Such letters are not admissible in evidence even though written under oath and notarized. If witnesses refuse to attend the trial, you may have the Court order the witness to come to court with a subpoena. (See Section S.) Naturally, you may testify as a witness in your own case. You may also call the defendant(s) as a witness(s) and ask questions of them. Be prepared to make a brief but complete statement explaining your side of the case using your physical evidence, if any. It is a good idea to practice ahead of time what you are going to say to the Judge. Write out all questions you want to ask your witnesses.

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1. Can any kind of case be resolved in small claims court?
2. Are there time limits in which a small claims court case must be filed?
3. How much can I sue for in small claims court?
4. Where should I file my small claims lawsuit?
5. What can I do to resolve my problem with out going to small claims court?
6. Will I get paid if I win the lawsuit?
7. If I'm sued in small claims court but the other party is really at fault, can I countersue?
8. What should I do to prepare my small claims case?
9. What's the best way to present my case to a judge?
10. Can I bring a lawyer to small claims court?
11. Will my witnesses need to testify in person in small claims court?
12. If I lose my case in small claims court, can I appeal?