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Court Security
Laptop Policy

Members of the public may bring laptops into the Merced courthouse. Laptops are still not allowed in the juvenile courthouse

Cell Phone Policy

Cell phones with cameras are permitted within the courthouse, but they cannot be used to photograph, record or broadcast from within the courthouse without prior court approval. Use of a cell phone to photograph, record or broadcast from within the courthouse without prior court approval may subject the user to confiscation of the item misused, a citation for contempt of court or an order imposing monetary sanctions as provided by law pursuant to California Rules of Court, Rule 1.150 and local court rules.

Child Care

Children in the courthouse must be closely supervised. The court does not provide child care services at this time.

Items Not Allowed
Any firearms Replica Weapons
Box Cutters Razor Blades
Handcuff Keys Marker Pens
Tools Video Recorders
Cameras Pepper Spray
Aerosol Containers Knitting Needles
Smokeless Tobacco Recording Devices
Glass Containers Knives
Fingernail Files Scissors
Narcotics Wallet Chains
Additional Notes

A factory sealed plastic water or soda bottle is permitted

Anyone entering is subject to search at anytime. The Sheriff's office is not responsible for lost, stolen or misplaced personal items. We will not store any items.

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