In addition to the official rules published on the Utah State Courts¬†website, there is another list of “unspoken” rules that should be followed when attending court.

There is a specific code of conduct that judges and commissioners expect to see in their courtrooms.  Experienced litigators are well aware of these rules, but people representing themselves may not realize how important it is to follow these guidelines.

Judges and commissioners have very busy schedules, and can become frustrated if you don’t know how to handle yourself in their courtrooms.

In the video below, attorney Jenna Hatch provides 10 helpful tips to make your court experience as smooth as possible.