Summary Proceedings (Sc): Small claims - court hearings: The hearing
Unanswered points raised during the (preliminary) hearing
Where you are unable to answer any points that arise
- do not try to argue the issue unless you are certain of the facts and have evidence to support your claim
- explain that you are unable to answer or clarify the matter without further information/investigation and
- ask the court to grant a continuation so that you may investigate the matter or seek advice.
If the court is unwilling to continue this action you should ask that a date be fixed for a full hearing.