INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATTORNEYS AND LITIGANTS
APPEARING BEFORE THE COURT VIA WEBEX
The attorney/litigant must be in an
office or room with proper lighting. There should
not be any distractions (noise or other things)
occurring in the background.
The attorney/litigant must be dressed
as if they are appearing in the courtroom in person.
The attorney/litigant must have their
camera on when addressing the court.
The attorney/litigant must mute their
microphone when not speaking.
The attorney/litigant will be allowed
to speak only when prompted by the court.
The attorney/litigant should ask to
sign off before signing off to make sure they do not
have any other cases to call or issues to resolve.
The attorney is responsible for a
client’s behavior while participating. An attorney’s
client will not be allowed to speak unless prompted
by the court.
Working copies of the motion,
supporting documents, any responses, and proposed
orders must be provided to the Court Administrator
prior to the hearing. Please see
Superior Court Emergency Administrative Order No. 6 regarding working copies and proposed orders.
The Attorney/litigant can inform the
court the case is ready to be heard by:
First conferring with opposing
attorney/party that the matter is ready. This
can be done by the parties conferring with each
other via a separate telephone call or via the
private chat function in Webex. The chat should
be sent directly to the party, not to
After conferring with the
opposing party, the attorney/party can send a
private message via the private chat function in
Webex directly to the court, not to “everyone.” It
If the parties are not ready or are not
present when the court calls a case, the court reserves
the right to decide the matter without oral argument, to
continue the matter, or to strike the matter from the
docket without prejudice.
If a party’s internet connection is poor
and the court is unable to view, hear or understand an
attorney or litigant, the court reserves the right to
decide the matter without oral argument, to continue the
matter, or to strike the matter from the docket without