Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Divorce and Courtroom composure - tips for your Courtroom appearance

Think of the courtroom as a stage. You’re the lead actress and the judge is a critic. He’s watching your every move and listening to your every word. Your job as the star is to convey a positive message, which in turn, leads to a favorable ruling. To prepare for your role, consider these tips.

1. Dress Conservatively.
If you walk into court wearing a mini skirt, fishnet stockings, and stiletto heels, your appearance could determine the fate of your case. A male judge may view you as provocative and a female judge, trashy. These prejudices could result in an unfavorable ruling in your case. To avoid this, dress conservatively. Wear knee-length, well-fitting suits or dresses in neutral colors. Wear minimal jewelry and make up. Style your hair conventionally and leave your sunglasses in the car.

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For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/


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