Court Rules & Courtroom Conduct

Court clerks prepare Beaverton Municipal Court for hearings.Acceptable Conduct & Behavior

  • Be polite and courteous to the judge, to court personnel, and to those around you.
  • Cellular phones, pagers, and other electronic devices should be muted or turned off.
  • Children may be present in the courtroom; however, if they disturb the proceedings, you may be requested to remove them. The Court does not provide child care services.
  • No smoking, food, or drink is allowed in the courtroom.
  • Suitable attire is required. No shorts, tank tops, or excessively soiled, damaged, or ill-fitting clothing will be allowed in the courtroom. Remove hats upon entering the courtroom.
  • You and your belongings will be required to go through an electronic security screening as you enter the Courthouse. Prohibited items include firearms (even if you have a CHL), weapons, knives, incendiary items, pepper spray, drugs, alcohol and any item that poses a security risk or health hazard.

Local Supplement Court Rules