A judge will be more likely to grant the order you are asking for when they understand your case and your arguments. It is your job to help the judge understand what it is you want and what evidence you have to support it. Being well prepared for your day in court is the key to success. This point is so important we’ll say that again. Being well prepared for your day in court is the key to success. Remember to fill out the worksheets provided to help you in your preparations. And set aside the time to practice presenting your case. Going to trial is not easy but being prepared will make it go a lot smoother. In the next chapter, you will learn about what happens after your trial and hearing.