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Court Schedule Modifications in Response to COVID-19

Date: 
04/02/2020
Author: 
MLRI

The following is a list of Massachusetts court schedule modifications in response to COVID-19 that we have heard about as of 9:00 a.m. on April 2, 2020.  

Massachusetts State Courts:

Court System Response to COVID-19:

Contacting the Court:

General

Appeals Court

  • Notice Regarding Oral Argument: (March 13,2020) All panel and single justice cases scheduled for oral argument during the remainder of March 2020, including those on March 16, 17, 19, and 23, 2020, will be held by telephone.

Trial Court

District Court

Transmittals

​​Orders

Boston Municipal Court

Housing Court

Juvenile Court

Land Court

Probate and Family Court

Superior Court

 

 

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts:

General Order 20-3 In Re: Coronavirus Public Emergency: Order Concerning Grand Jury Proceedings. This order continues grand jury proceedings until April 27, 2020. 

General Order 20-4 In Re: Coronavirus Public Emergency: Order Concerning Criminal Proceedings. This order continues criminal proceedings, with some exceptions, for 60 days.

General Order 20-5 In Re: Coronavirus Public Emergency: Order Concerning Mediations and CVB Sessions. This order continues all mediations and sessions of the Central Violations Bureau until April 27, 2020.

General Order 20-6 In Re: Coronavirus Public Emergency: Order Concerning Naturalization Ceremonies. This order suspends naturalization ceremonies scheduled for March and April 2020 .

State Courts Outside of Massachusetts


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