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    County Criminal Court No. 9

    Be on time

    Children
    No young children are allowed in Court.

    No food or beverages allowed in Court.

    Faxes and E-mail
    The Court will accept faxed Letters of Representation.  Attorney vacation/CLE letters may be sent via fax or email to the Court Coordinator.

    Ex Parte Communications
    All inquiries concerning motions and other court business should be directed to the court coordinator. Judges are prohibited from communicating about cases with the litigants or their attorneys unless both sides are present. Judge Carr will not accept phone calls from litigants.

    Dress Code
    Appropriate business attire for attorneys and their staff is required. NO ONE may do business with the Court wearing cutoffs, shorts, tank tops, swimwear, obscenity on clothing, halter tops, miniskirts, or shirts revealing the midriff.  No hats or sunglasses.  Shirts shall be appropriately buttoned. Attorneys are responsible for informing their clients of the Court's dress code.

    Cell Phones
    All mobile phones and pagers must be turned off while in court. Violators may be fined or removed from the courtroom or the device may be confiscated.

    Appointment of Attorneys
    The Office of Attorney Appointments handles most attorney appointments and manages the appointment wheel. If the judge finds good cause, in accordance with state indigency guidelines, to appoint an attorney to a case, he will only appoint off of this approved list. Defendants may be required to to reimburse the county for the fees of court appointed counsel.