DATE: September 26, 2023
LOGIN TIME: 1:00 pm WHERE:
Your Virtual Courtroom Appearance
All persons shall dress appropriately for all court proceedings. Inappropriate attire includes but is not limited to clothing with obscene language or images, pants that sag and/or expose undergarments, tank tops, cut-off shorts, pajamas, and clothing that is dirty or unsanitary. Shoes shall be worn at all times. No hats or sunglasses shall be worn in the courtroom except with permission of the judge.
No further notice will be sent by the Court.
Your case is pending and have a continuing obligation to stay in contact with the Court until your case is finalized. If you fail to appear for your court date, a warrant may be issued for your arrest.
Virtual Courtroom Process
This process is being provided to help you understand the video courtroom experience. Please read the process in its entirety.
- It is very important that you download Zoom in advance of your hearing date/time. Please join at the Time scheduled on your notice. When joining a Zoom meeting, always join with audio and video. You will need to unmute once you are admitted in.
- This is a virtual courtroom and the requirements for courtroom etiquette and proper courtroom attire should be followed.
- Be sure you are in a quiet place with no distractions.
- Do not drive a vehicle while you are appearing for virtual court. You must remain stationary.
- When you enter the virtual courtroom, please make sure your user name displays your first and last name. This will assist the clerk with verifying you are on the docket and will let the clerk know you are ready to be checked-in. Once you are checked-in, do not change your user name.
- As you enter the virtual courtroom, your profile will be muted by the clerk and should remain muted until you speak with the Judge, Prosecutor, or clerk.
- The Court may communicate with you through the chat option. Please make sure you are checking this option while you are waiting.
- After the Clerk checks you in, you will be moved to a waiting room until called.
- If you are speaking with the clerk or the Prosecutor, you will be moved to a Breakout Room where your conversations are private. Be watchful for a prompt that will tell you to join a Breakout Room.
- When you are ready to speak with the Judge, you will be moved to the virtual courtroom. The Clerk will call your name when it is your turn and move you to the Judge Breakout Room.
- If you do not answer when your name is called, the next person will be called.
- After court, the clerk may send you an email with documentation or paperwork. Be sure to review this email and contact the court if there are any questions.
If there are any questions regarding this information, please contact the Municipal Court prior to the hearing, leave a detailed message, a Court Clerk will contact you within 24 business hours.