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What time should I get to court?

Posted by Bryan Jones | Feb 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

What time should I get to court?

You should arrive fifteen minutes early, unless your attorney tells you otherwise. There's probably no need to show up more than fifteen minutes early. It is also a good idea to bring something to read while you're waiting in court. Sometimes it can take over an hour for the judge to call your case. You can bring a book or magazine to court with you to help pass the time. You should not bring a newspaper.

What should I do when I get to court?

Come inside and sit down on one of the benches. You'll have to pass through a metal detector so make sure that you're ready for that. If you're wearing a hat, you'll have to take it off in the courtroom and the should not chew gum in the courtroom.

Do I need to check in with anyone when I get to court?

No. The judge will just call out your name when he's ready to hear your case. You don't need to inform anyone that you've arrived.

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Bryan Jones

What I do I help people who are charged with crimes. I also help people prove their innocence even after they've been convicted of a crime. I love what I do because my own experience has shown me the value of good legal advice. My law firm is founded on the principle that good legal advice shoul...


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