How long will I be in court?
It varies. You may be excused after only a few minutes, or you might be needed for more than a day. Most witnesses remain on the witness stand less than an hour. Feel free to call the Victim/Witness Assistance Division if you need to know how long you will be expected to be available to testify. A victim/witness counselor will obtain an estimate from the deputy prosecuting attorney. Ordinarily, you will only need to be in court during the time you need to testify. You do not need to be there during the entire trial. You may choose to remain at the courthouse during the trial but you will no be allowed to hear the other witnesses testify. You may return for the closing arguments and the reading of the jury's or judge's verdict.

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1. I have been subpoenaed to come to court, what can I do with my children?
2. What do I do when I get to the courthouse?
3. How long will I be in court?
4. What court handles misdemeanor domestic violence cases?