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The benefits of Mock Trials and FAQ’s

Divorce and its prospects often create feelings of doubt and uncertainty for clients. Undergoing changes to the family dynamic, coupled with the day-to-day interactions with a soon-to-be former spouse can spur emotions that are new and unknown for anyone.

The key to managing circumstances in life that are challenging or may promote anxiety is to exercise a level of preparedness to handle the most uncomfortable of situations. Whether you’re working through a divorce or a child custody dispute, the Houston-based Law Offices of Douglas Ray York, P.C., is here to help. We offer representation for high-asset, high-net-worth individuals and assist them in navigating the complex legal issues facing their family’s future.

Among the services we offer, our team works with clients to prepare for their specific trial in a mock courtroom setting. A mock trial is advantageous to evaluate strengths and weaknesses in facts and legal arguments, and helps hone skills ahead of an actual audience.


What is a mock trial?

In simplest terms, a mock trial is an imitation trial. Your attorney will suggest preparing for a real trial by using a mock trial made up of individuals role-playing to test theories and highlight any deficiencies that could be exploited before an actual court setting.

Will a mock trial benefit my case?

An attorney will suggest using a mock courtroom to anticipate any variables that may arise when presenting your case in court. When facing a legal matter, preparedness is an important element for securing a favorable outcome. A mock trial lets the counsel see how a story resonates, and offers input to pinpoint key facts that may strengthen a case.

Does a mock trial highlight my perspective?

Not only will your perspective be shown, but through a mock trial, both attorney and client will be able to explore the other party’s perspective and anticipate any weaknesses presented in your argument. The job of an attorney, along with testimony from a client, is to persuade a judge or jury with facts that could lead to a verdict in your favor. A mock trial offers advanced analysis of the opponent’s case, which helps identify where disputes may arise and offers a wider perspective on how to strengthen your claim.

Will a mock trial quell my nerves?

One of the many benefits of participating in a mock trial is that they allow a client to experience greater confidence in how they’ll perform in a real trial and courtroom setting. Mock trials allow for counsel to become more comfortable with the various aspects of a case, and helps the client become more confident in how they present or speak in court.

Protect your assets with our high-asset divorce attorneys today. Don’t leave your business, family, estate, or other assets to uncertainty. Schedule a consultation with us today by filling out our online form or calling us at 713-479-5555.