During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Instructions for Hearing Participants: A tutorial and instructions for Zoom are found HERE. Zoom also has a number of help articles and video tutorials available HERE, Please be sure to test your connection and audio well in advance of your hearing. You can join a test meeting HERE. First time users may be prompted to download the Zoom software, and should plan accordingly.
All participants are reminded you are appearing in a virtual courtroom. Your demeanor and your surroundings should reflect the serious nature of court proceedings. There is no lessening of appearance standards, especially for Officers of the Court (attorneys, interpreters, guardians ad litem, etc.), This, of course, also applies to the bench.
Instructions for Hearing Observers: