***Important:Use of Cell Phones or Electronic Devices During Virtual Court Hearings***
Virtual court hearings are subject to the same rules as hearings conducted within a courtroom or referee hearing room. See MCR 8.115.
All cell phones and electronic devices must be on silence.
There shall be no recording of court proceedings without the Judge’s or Referee’s permission.
There shall be no recording or photographing of people in the courthouse, which includes the virtual court hearing, without their consent.
No one shall use a cell phone or other portable electronic device to communicate in any way with any courtroom participant including, but not limited to, a party, a witness, or juror at any time during any court proceedings.