10 Do’s to Plan & Conduct Inside the Courtroom
- Do get a good night rest, have your A game on.
- Be Prepared for Your Court Hearings.
- Do dress extremely well.
- Do know where you are going, showtime begins and ends from your car.
- Do plan and expect things will go wrong and the case will get reset.
- Do show respect to everyone, everywhere, even your Ex and your Ex’s counsel and witnesses.
- Only answer the minimal and maximum needed.
- Do encourage your attorney to have an order written.
- Do bring your notes and know your kids’ facts cold.
- Do stand and address your judge as “Your Honor”
10 Don’ts in Regards to Conduct Inside the Courtroom
- Don’t be late.
- Don’t go to court alone, have someone with you at all times.
- Don’t ever, ever, ever lose your cool.
- Don’t be condescending.
- Don’t be in a rush to answer questions.
- Don’t argue with anybody anywhere.
- Don’t talk with your Ex.
- Don’t bring anything to court you were not asked to bring.
- Don’t play on or have your cell phone in court.
- Don’t tell stories or discuss your case with anybody in or around the courtroom.
Resources & Links
- Court Conduct, You Never Know Who’s Watching
- Showtime Begins & Ends in Court from Your Car
- Buy or Clean a Coat, Tie & Suit Prior to Court
- Going to Court, Where Should You Park?
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Fred Campos, Top Geek, blogs about everything from House of Cards to Subway. In addition to blogging, he is a public speaker and humorist in child custody, social media, web development and parenting. He is married to one @SuperParentMom, and raising three world changers. For more details on his custody course visit, www.DaddyGotCustody.com/course. Like this post? Make sure you subscribe to this blog.