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Durant Municipal Court - Courtroom Rules and Dress Code

22-Feb-2013

«To ensure order and effectiveness of Municipal Court»

Durant Police Department

 106 West Mulberry Street

Durant, Ms 39063

 

COURTROOM RULES

 

ATTENTION: IN ORDER TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND MAINTAIN ORDER AT THE DURANT MUNICIPAL COURT, THE FOLLOWING RULES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORDED:

 

  • ALL PERSON (S) IS SUBJECT TO SEARCH WHEN ENTERING THE BUILDING. THIS INCLUDES, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: PURSES, HANDBAGS, TOTE BAGS, ETC.
  • ONCE COURT IS IN SESSION PERSON (S) EXITING THE BUILDING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER AGAIN.
  • IF YOU ARE NOT PRESENT WHEN THE JUDGE CALLS YOUR NAME, THIS IS CONSIDERED A FAILURE TO APPEAR IN COURT. (SOME EXCEPTIONS MAY APPLY).
  • PROFANITY, YELLING, ARGUING, OR DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR OF ANY KIND WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
  • CHILDREN ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE COURTROOM.
  • PERSON (S) WEARING PANTS BELOW THEIR WAISTLINE (SAGGING) SHOWING UNDERGARMENTS OR SHORTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE BUILDING.
  • PERSON (S) WEARING HATS, SUNGLASSES, DO-RAGS, TANKTOPS, OR ANY ARTICLE OF CLOTHING WITH EXPLICIT PICTURES OR PROFANITY ON IT WILL NOT BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING.
  • ALL CELLPHONES MUST BE TURNED OFF.
  • NO PERSON (S) ARE TO APPROACH THE JUDGE OR ADDRESS THE COURT UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY THE JUDGE OR A POLICE OFFICER.
  • WHEN TESTIFYING IN A CASE, YOU WILL BE GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN THE EVENTS OCCURING IN YOUR CASE. PLEASE DO NOT INTERUPT OTHER PERSON (S) GIVING THEIR TESTIMONY. THE INTERUPTION IS CONSIDERED DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR.
  • IF YOU HAVE BEEN FOUN GUILTY IN YOUR CASE, PAYMENT OF FINE (S) IS EXPECTED. IF YOU DON’T HAVE PAYMENT, YOU WILL BE ESCORTED BACK INTO COURT TO AWAIT TRANSPORT TO JAIL.
  • IF YOU HAVE A CASE TO BE HEARD BY THE COURT BUT DID NOT HEAR YOUR NAME CALLED BY THE JUDGE, NOTIFY A POLICE OFFICER BEFORE COURT IS ADJORNED.
  • ONCE YOUR CASE HAS BEEN CONCLUDED AND YOU HAVE MADE ALL THE NECESSARY ARRANGEMENTS PLEASE EXIT THE BUILDING AND PARKING AREA IN A PROMPT, PEACEFUL, AND SAFE MANNER.

 

PLEASE NOTE: BY ENTERING THE BUILDING YOU HAVE GIVEN YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE AFOREMENTIONED RULES. PLEASE CONSIDER THIS NOTICE AS A WARNING. IN THE EVENT, THAT AN INCEDENT MAY OCCUR, NOT OTHER WARNINGS WILL BE GIVEN, ONLY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AND APROPRIATE CHARGE (S) WILL BE APPLIED.

 

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR COOPERATION

 

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