A fun, friendly first step in helping prepare primary-aged children to testify in criminal cases involving abuse.
CHILD:Who are all the people in court?
ADULT: The first new person you will probably meet is a lawyer. A lawyer is also called an attorney. A lawyer is a person who goes to school a long time to learn all the rules about court. Lawyers try to find out what happened and help a judge decide what is true, what is right, and what is fair.
Let's look at a picture of court and I will tell you about all the people you may meet. Try to find the numbers on the people in the picture, and then read about who this is. The picture is on the next page.