Procedures & Fines

Courtroom Etiquette

  • All electronic devices (including cell phones) must be powered off or placed in "silent" mode at all times within the Courtroom and Courtroom lobby.
  • No weapons are permitted in the Municipal Complex building.
  • Sit quietly in the courtroom whenever court is in the session. 
  • When addressing the Judge, stand a few feet back from the bench; do not lean on the bench. 
  • No food, drink or gum chewing is allowed in the courtroom. 
  • Smoking is prohibited by law in all areas of government buildings. 
  • Avoid bringing small children to court, If you must, please monitor their behavior so they remain quiet at all times. 
  • Please follow the recommended dress code.