Steps on how to run a trial

From a point of view of a judge, please submit a one-page summary of how to run a civil trial including, ruling on motions and issuing proper jury instructions.

Think about the following questions:

1- What is the burden of proof? 

2-Understand the facts. 

3-Understand the law and the issues that will be argued. 

4-Understand how to run a trial.

5- Know how to rule on motions and handle objections (Ex – hearsay, relevance) 

6- Know how to rule on admissibility of evidence.