Appearing Before the Judge
Once the settlement is agreed upon by the parents and the guardian ad Litem, we will all appear in front of a judge. Typically, this will occur in the county where the minor lives or wherever is most convenient for all parties. At the hearing, we will inform the judge about the facts of the accident, the injuries and medical treatment, the amount of the medical bills, the settlement amount and what amount the minor will be compensated. The judge may ask questions about how the minor is doing and whether they have made a complete recovery from the accident. We will help prepare you for the hearing in front of the judge. We want this process to run smoothly for you and your child.