Roll Call starts at 9:00 a.m. Parties answer present when their name is called. Failure of tenant to appear results in a default. Failure of landlord to appear results in a dismissal. When both parties appear, conciliation is attempted between parties. Arrangement to pay rent is possible. If parties are not able to resolve their differences, the case goes before the court.
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