Courtroom entrance, Joel Solomon Federal Building and US Courthouse, by Carol Highsmith (image is in the public domain)

Courtroom entrance, Joel Solomon Federal Building and US Courthouse, by Carol Highsmith (image is in the public domain)

It can be intimidating to receive a jury notice, be subpoenaed to appear at a court hearing, or attend a trial to support a family member or friend. All of a sudden, you’re dealing with lawyers and others spouting legal jargon, formal courtroom procedures, and how are you supposed to dress?

Relax. Below are several article links that will help you better understand general legal terms, trial and courtroom procedures, and how to dress your best:

The Steps of a Trial: Common Trial Terms

The Steps of a Trial: Selecting a Jury & Opening Arguments

Tips for What to Wear to Court

My next post will provide more information about trials, from witnesses, to closing arguments, to the verdict. Basic, high-level information to help you understand US courtrooms and how they work.

Have a great week, and Go Broncos!

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Shaun Kaufman has 30 years of in-court experience, with hundreds of hours spent defending numerous high-profile cases including homicide, white-collar theft and RICO offenses. Specialties: Criminal defense, personal injury, business litigation, DUI.

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