Courthouse Rules

Courthouse Rules

No weapons.

Security is not allowed to hold these items for you. Please leave them at home or in your vehicle. This restriction applies to individuals with concealed carry permits.

Proper dress is required.

No shorts, hats, tank-tops, halter-tops, mini-skirts or clothing with inappropriate pictures or words. You may be asked to reschedule your hearing if you are not properly dressed.

Cell phones and electronic devices must be turned off.

Cell phones and electronic devices must be turned off while you conduct your business with the court. Security may confiscate these items if they disrupt proceedings or are used to record without authorization.

No photography or recording allowed.

Photography and personal recordings of proceedings are only allowed upon written prior approval pursuant to Judicial Administration Rule 4-401.01 

Small children.

Children are allowed in the courtroom. Please remove them if they become disruptive. If your child disrupts the courtroom, you may be asked to leave and reschedule your appointment.