Courtroom Conduct

No Food &/or Beverages

Food and/or beverages are not permitted.

Cell Phones, Beepers, or Pets

Electronic devices must be muted or turned off. No unauthorized photography, videography or audio recordings are allowed. Devices used in violation of this policy will be confiscated. Certified Guide/Assistance/Service animals are the only animals allowed in the courtroom.

No Weapons or Backpacks

Guns, knives, or other weapons are not permitted into the courthouse. Backpacks and/or large bags are not permitted. 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 attempting to be seated with children. There are no child care facilities within the courthouse. The proceedings are audio-taped, and any extraneous noise can disrupt the recording.

Dress Code

All litigants and attorneys appearing in District Court are expected to dress in a manner that shows respect for the Court. Accordingly, the following are not allowed:

  • Flip flops
  • Hats
  • Revealing tops
  • Shorts or cut-off pants
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops