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Ten Things To Avoid Doing In Court In Nevada Child Custody And Divorce Cases

Ten Things To Avoid Doing In Court In Nevada Child Custody And Divorce Cases
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Ten Things To Avoid Doing In Court In Nevada Child Custody And Divorce Cases


In Nevada most child custody actions and divorces require at least some appearance before the court during the duration of the action. Appearances can come in the form of case management conferences, settlement conferences, hearings or even trials. The following are ten things you should avoid doing when appearing before the court regardless of whether you are a party or witness.

1. Do not chew gum or tobacco anywhere in the courtroom.

2. Do not make facial expressions, roll your eyes or make other inappropriate gestures at the Judge, the attorneys, the opposing party or at witnesses.
Ten Things To Avoid Doing In Court In Nevada Child Custody And Divorce Cases
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3. Avoid interrupting the Judge when he or she is speaking.

4. Do not wear inappropriate clothing such as flip flops, shorts, bathing suits, hats, cut off pants, or other such casual attire.

5. Avoid using foul and obscene language.

6. Make certain your cell phone is turned off or in silent mode to avoid ringing in the courtroom.

7. Do not call the other party or their counsel names.

8. Never ever throw things at someone in the courtroom.

9. Do not show up drunk, high or otherwise intoxicated.

10. Do not be rude to court staff such as bailiffs, law clerks, court clerks, judicial assistants or most of all the Judge.

This list above provides a few rules to live by in the courtroom. The best advice is to be on your best behavior, polite, professional, honest and respectful of others. Your behavior in the courtroom can have an impact on the outcome of your Nevada child custody or divorce case. It is important put your best foot forward each time you step into the courtroom.

This article is not meant to all inclusive or a substitute for legal advice from a licensed attorney in your own jurisdiction. If you are involved in a legal matter and have questions, you should contact a competent attorney in your own jurisdiction.

K. Beth Luna, Esq. is licensed in Tennessee, Florida and Nevada. The information provided is based upon Nevada law only. If you are looking for information for another jurisdiction, please contact an attorney in that area. The Luna Law Firm handles child custody matters in the Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Las Vegas, Gardnerville, Yerington, and Hawthorne areas of Nevada.

This post is not meant to be legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship with the Luna Law Firm, PC. If you are interested in retaining counsel, we are happy to set a consultation.







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Ten Things To Avoid Doing In Court In Nevada Child Custody And Divorce Cases