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Person: They called the cops on me.
Attny: On what grounds?
Person: They said I hit them with a bag of frozen fish.
Attny: And did you have a bag of frozen fish?

* silence *

Person: Yes.

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Domestic Violence docket: mother accused of assault & battery against her adult daughter... Defendant: You mean it's illegal to smack my own daughter?!
Judge: Yes, ma'am. Especially,wh… more

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Best courtroom story/drama in the past couple weeks...go

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When Judge James Brown asked, “So what was stolen was the cheese?,” Piwowarczyk kept an admirably straight face as he replied, “The defendant was informed that it was not yo’ cheese.”

Funniest thing I … more

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At motions hearing — Opposing counsel had a hot mic before judge entered court room.
Junior OC to Senior OC (who is arguing) in hushed voices: “whatever you do, don’t bring up X case from our brief, it… more

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Memorable moment for you when you left court feeling really good about your job?

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Custody case last week.

On direct: Dad testifying about how his contact name in Mom's phone is baby daddy. (Pretending to cry): "it's derogatory, I know my child thinks I'm just a baby daddy."

Du… more

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Funniest courtroom story you have? Could use a laugh today!

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Back when I was in private practice and I thought our expert was in trouble, judge to other side’s expert on cross: “Sir, your answers are duplicitous and evasive. Your prevaricating is annoying this… more

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*Judge after instructing several attorneys suit and tie are required even for zoom hearings*

“Wow is there a shortage of ties going on or what”

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This isn't really overheard, but can we get a round of applause for those of us who see the worst of society, and also, sometimes the most redemption and justice. What a life

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Hoping someone else will share!!

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At court during the child support docket for non payment: Judge to defendant: Mr. X I see you have 7 open support cases. You, know what your problem is? You need to stop making babies.

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DV DOCKET. Judge to clerk (not realizing his Microphone is on): Let's see what they did to deserve this sh*t.

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Judge: This is your court appointed counsel, Mr...
Alleged perpetrator: Oh hey, Mr D!!! Look I'm not in orange this time!

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