A fun, friendly first step in helping prepare primary-aged children to testify in criminal cases involving abuse.
CHILD:What is court and why am I here?
ADULT:Court is a special room where lots of people go to answer questions and tell the truth. All you do is talk.
CHILD:Where is this court? How will I find it?
ADULT: Court is inside a big building. Your mom, dad or grown-up friend will help you find it. This building is called the courthouse. Your court room is inside the courthouse.
CHILD:Why do I need to go to court?
ADULT: You need to go to court if you saw something, or heard something, or had something happen to you. A judge will want to hear what you have to say. Some special court people, called lawyers, will just ask you some questions. All you do is talk to ...