Courtroom Etiquette

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  • Be polite and courteous to the judge, to court personnel, and to those around you.
  • Cellular phones, pagers, and other electronic devices should be muted or turned off.
  • Suitable attire is required. No shorts, tank tops, or excessively soiled, damaged, or ill-fitting clothing will be allowed in the courtroom. Remove hats upon entering the courtroom.
  • No smoking, food or drink is allowed in the courtroom.
  • Children may be present in the courtroom; however, if they disturb the proceedings, you may be requested to remove them. The Court does not provide child care services.
  • Weapons are not only prohibited in the courtroom, but they are prohibited in all of the facility.