Delaware extends state court closure through May 14

On April 13, 2020, Delaware Chief Judge Collins Seitz Jr. extended court closures in the state through May 14, except for Delaware’s three Justice of the Peace courts. The three 24-hour courts will remain open to accept bail payments for all courts and Justice of the Peace Court emergency criminal and civil filings.

Ballotpedia is tracking how state courts are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

Other recent updates include:
New York – The New York Supreme Court expanded the use of virtual court proceedings beyond essential and emergency matters, which will allow courts to hear pending matters. New nonessential fillings are prohibited.




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