Dress Code in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District CourtIt is necessary to establish this Court's policy regarding appropriate dress or attire in Court. Appropriate attire (clothing) is required to enter the courtroom. Persons wearing clothing such as, but not limited to, shorts, clothing with offensive language, revealing clothing or tank tops will not be permitted in the Courtroom.
Parties and essential witnesses will be required to go home and change clothes, if practical and if it does not hinder the timely and efficient administration of justice. If the return home to change clothes is not practical, the individual will be required to wear jail or detention center clothing. Only in exceptional circumstances, will a case be continued because of inappropriate attire.
Individuals not essential to the case will not be permitted in the courtroom in inappropriate attire. Courtroom deputies shall deny entry into the courtroom by persons inappropriately dressed.
Electronic & Food GuidelinesFurther, there shall be no:
- Any type of chewing gum or candy
- Audible beepers
- Cell phones
- Recording devices