Either negotiations in advance with the State or discussions at actual hearing are appropriate.
Of Pre-Trials in advance, if approval of State and speedy trial issue addressed.
By motion and hearing
Immediate phone hearing with Court
Miscellaneous Problem Resolution:
Motions in Limine:
To be heard on the morning of trial. If motion to suppress, child hearsay or Williams Rule, these should be heard in advance of trial date.
Must be heard by Court, obviously prior to trial date, if possible.
Voir Dire Procedure Preference:
Policy when Jury enters room:
Exhibits to be pre-marked by the Clerk and shown to opposing counsel before counsel approaches a witness.
Never address opposing counsel or opposing party directly. Parties to always address statements or comments to the Court. Professionalism and courtesy to opposing counsel and litigants is always appreciated.
Other Practice and Procedure Comments: