Find out what you need to do from starting a case to getting a hearing date in the High Court
Information on Plenary Summons, Judicial Review, Appeal from the Circuit Court and Statutory Appeal.
To formally notify the plaintiff (the person bringing the case) and the court that you intend to defend the case, you ‘enter an appearance’ after a summons is served on you.
A number of documents (called ‘pleadings’) are exchanged between the parties before a case can be given a date for hearing
An affidavit is written sworn testimony.
To get a date for hearing, cases commenced by plenary summons or adjourned for plenary hearing (other than probate and admiralty actions) must be set down for trial.