Courtroom Behavior

Courtroom Rules

  • It is against the law to bring any weapons into a courthouse
  • Food and drink are not allowed in the courtroom. No smoking, vaping, tobacco products, or chewing of gum allowed.
  • Please keep background noise to a minimum and control the behavior of your children. No childcare services are provided.
  • Proper attire is expected in the courtroom. Shirts and shoes must be worn and hats must be removed.
  • Turn off all cell phones and / or all other electronic devices while in the courtroom. There is to be no audio or video recording while in the courtroom.

Be Respectful

Address the judge as "Your Honor" and follow any instructions of the judge or the Court Clerk. Disruptive or disrespectful behavior will be deemed contempt of court. Such behavior may result in immediate arrest and incarceration or fines.