The following are some items and activities not permitted in the courtrooms. This is not an all encompassing list.
- Food and drinks are not allowed.
- Chewing gum is not allowed.
- Newspaper reading is not allowed.
- Sleeping is not allowed.
Proper attire is required in the courtroom. Clothing items not permitted are shorts, tank tops, flip-flops, any clothing with obscene language or pictures, and any clothing denoting gang affiliation. Head coverings and sunglasses will be removed prior to entry into the courtroom. Conversation in the court gallery will be kept short and will not disrupt court proceedings. Any communication with inmates, whether verbal or non-verbal, is prohibited. Any communication with inmates will be cause for immediate expulsion from the courtroom with additional possibility of criminal charges being placed against you.
For additional information on prohibitions and restrictions inside our courthouse, please refer to our Judicial Order.