Court Room Rules of Etiquette
In order to promote professional and proper decorum, the Court advises all who enter to:
Avoid bringing small children to court - If you must, please monitor
their behavior so that they remain quiet at all times. Parents may be
asked to leave the courtroom if their child becomes noisy or unruly
Dress appropriately, i.e. no shorts of any kind, halter tops, lewd clothing
No hats worn by males
No cellular phones or pagers (audible mode)
No food and/or drinks or gum chewing
No recording devices, cameras, etc.
No T-shirts having offensive language or picture
No weapons of any kind - if weapons are brought to the Courthouse, you will be asked to remove them from the building
Stand a few feet back from the bench when addressing the Judge - do not lean on the bench
The court reserves the right to amend these general rules.