You must be respectful and quiet in the courtroom at all times. Always be polite when speaking. All persons shall refrain from any gesture and from conduct or behavior that manifests disrespect for the court, counsel, litigants, witnesses, court staff, law enforcement personnel, or other persons.
All persons, whether lawyers, parties, witnesses, jurors, or spectators, conducting business, participating in trials, or otherwise attending proceedings in the courtroom shall be dressed appropriately so as to maintain the dignity, integrity, decorum, seriousness and professional atmosphere of the Court and the administration of justice. As minimum standards, the following rules apply:
If you are not properly dressed, you will be asked to leave and return within 20 minutes with the appropriate attire. Failure to return promptly shall be considered a Failure to Appear and a warrant shall issue for your arrest.
Do not bring children to court. This is not an appropriate setting for a child due to the types of cases that are handled by this court.