No Food, Beverages: Never
bring anything to eat or drink into the courtroom.
Pets: The only
animals allowed in the courtroom are those which assist people with
No Weapons: Never bring a gun, knife
or other weapon into the courthouse. You may be searched before
entering the courtroom and courthouse.
No Children: Please do not bring
children to court. You may be asked to leave the courtroom if
children are noisy or disruptive in any way. There are no child
care facilities in the courthouse. If a child must accompany you, bring another adult to watch the child
in the hallway while you are in
Be Respectful: You must be quiet in
the courtroom when observing or waiting for your matter to be heard by
the judicial officer. Never use profanity. Always be
polite when speaking. If you are appearing before the judge, speak
clearly and loudly enough for the court reporter or the electronic
recorder to hear. Everything you say is being recorded.
No Electronic Devices: All cell
phones, pagers and any other electronic devices must be turned off if you
are in the courtroom.