Pro Bono News

Tips from a Family Court judge

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

For many people, a courtroom can be a somewhat scary place — especially if they’ve never been in one. After all, the buildings where weighty issues of law are decided often are imposing structures designed to instill a sense of awe and reverence. Even the judge’s bench is elevated so everyone has to look up. The idea is to create a feeling of respect and ensure that the proceedings are dignified.