March 30, 2017 18:26 Updated Follow Generally, no. Typically, you must first exhaust administrative remedies before you can go to a trial court. There are rare exceptions to this rule, but you would almost certainly need an attorney if you believe any of these exceptions apply. Related articles Will the ELJ make a decision on the same day as the hearing? Are electronic equipment such as computers, copiers and projectors available for use in order to present evidence in my case during a hearing?