Court Safety & Security

Rules Governing the Courts Buildings - 9500 Courthouse Road and Historic 1917 Courthouse (PDF)

Courtroom information

  • Circuit Courtrooms 1-5 located on second floor
  • Docket boards providing case times/locations are posted on the first and second floors.

When you arrive the courthouse

  • You will be required to pass through metal detectors.
  • All cases and purses brought into the building will be screened.
  • All prohibited items must be left outside the Courthouse, at home, or in your vehicle.
  • Sheriff’s deputies will not hold or take any responsibility for items left outside the Courthouse.

Items prohibited in the courthouse

  • ALL electronic devices including but not limited to*
    • mobile/cell phones
    • smart watches
    • tablets
    • laptop computers
    • e-book readers
    • radios
    • video games
    • MP3 devices
    • DVD and CD players
    • tape recorders

* Unless otherwise provided by law or by Order of the Circuit Court

  • ANYTHING that could be used as a weapon including but not limited to
    • guns
    • knives
    • scissors
    • nail trimmers
    • knitting needles