Rules & Dress Code

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Courtroom Rules

Dignity, respect, and decorum are essential to a proper courtroom atmosphere. The following requirements pertain to all parties entering the courtroom:

  • No food or drink is permitted in the courtroom
  • The use of cell phones or any recording device is strictly prohibited
  • Cell phones must be turned off or set on silent, and all calls must be taken outside the courtroom
  • Private conversations in the courtroom must be kept to a minimum and not interfere with any proceeding
  • Please remove all hats or other headgear when entering the courtroom
  • Inappropriate gestures or remarks will not be tolerated
  • Proper dress code must be adhered to

The following are NOT permitted in the courtroom:

  • Exposed midriffs or suggestive clothing
  • Tank tops or halter style garments
  • Excessively low rise jeans
  • Exposed undergarments
  • Garments with offensive slogans or advertising alcohol or drugs