COVID-19 Court Updates

Counsel Press has implemented appropriate measures to avoid any disruption of service during this health emergency. We can be counted upon to finalize all aspects of your important appellate filings seamlessly. Please do not hesitate to contact your staff counsel or any member of our team of professionals should you have questions.

All courts have been impacted by COVID-19, many deadlines have been extended, most courts remain open and filings remain necessary. We will post court updates as they are announced here. Please also visit the court’s website to further confirm you have the latest information.



Supreme Court The United States COVID-19 Updates
SCOTUS Order (3/19/20)


Federal & Circuit Courts COVID-19 Updates
First Circuit Monitoring
Paper Filings - Use Drop-box
Second Circuit Announcements
Order (3/24/2020)
Order (3/16/2020)
Visitor Restrictions (3/16/2020)
Third Circuit Notice - COVID-19 (3/17/20)
Fourth Circuit Notice - COVID-19 (3/17/20)
Fifth Circuit Order 1 (3/20)
Sixth Circuit Notice - COVID-19 (3/17/20)
Seventh Circuit Order (3/18/20)
Eighth Circuit *Suspended paper copies filing requirements;
must still serve paper copies.
Order (3/16/2020)
Ninth Circuit Notice 2 (3/17/2020)
Order (3/16/2020)
Notice 1 (3/12/2020)
Tenth Circuit Order (3/16/2020)
Entry Information (3/13/2020)
Announcements
Eleventh Circuit Visitor Restrictions (3/16/2020)
Order (3/15/2020)
District of Columbia Circuit Order (4/1/2020)
Order (3/17/2020)
Visitor Restrictions (3/12/2020)
Notice
Announcement
Federal Circuit Visitor Restrictions (3/16/2020)
Notice (3/16/2020)
Order (3/16/2020)
Press Release (3/12/2020)


State Courts COVID-19 Updates
Alabama Monitoring
Alaska All Announcements
Arizona All Announcements
Arkansas All Announcements
California All Announcements

First Appellate District Court of Appeals
Order - 30 Day Extension (3/18/20)
Emergency Order(3/18/20)
Misc. Order - Oral Arguments (3/16/20)

Second Appellate District Court of Appeals
Order - 30-Day Extension (3/20/20)
Order Oral Arguments (3/16/20)

Third Appellate District Court of Appeals
Order - 30-Day Extension (3/23/20)
All Oral Arguments will be telephonic

Fourth Appellate District Court of Appeals
Order - 30-Day Extension (3/20/20)

Fifth Appellate District Court of Appeals
Order - 30-Day Extension (3/23/20)
Order Oral Arguments (3/17/20)

Sixth Appellate District Court of Appeals
Order - 30 Day Extension (3/18/20)
Misc. Order - Oral Arguments (3/16/20)

Supreme Court of California
Order - 30-Day Extension (3/20/20)
Rule Change - Electronic Filing (3/18/20)
Order - Oral Arguments (3/16/20)
Colorado All Announcements

Supreme Court
COVID-19 Court Operations (3/16/20)
Notice Pro Se Filings

Court of Appeals
COVID-19 Court Operations
Connecticut All Announcements

Supreme Court
Executive Order 7G (3/20/19)
Order - 30-Day Extension (3/19/20)

Appellate Court
Executive Order 7G (3/20/20)
Order - 30-day Extension (3/19/20)
Delaware All Announcements

Supreme Court
Order - Operations (3/22/19)
Order - Oral Arguments (3/18/20)
Order - Operations (3/14/20)
Order - Oral Arguments (3/9/20)
District of Columbia All Announcements

Court of Appeals
Order - Updated Operations (3/23/20)
Order - Operating Status (3/16/20)
Florida All Announcements

Supreme Court
Emergency Procedures (3/19/20)
Oral Arguments (3/18/20)

First District Court of Appeals
COVID-19 Court Operations (3/19/20)

Second District Court of Appeals
Oral Arguments (3/16/20)

Third District Court of Appeals
Oral Arguments (3/20/20)

Fourth District Court of Appeals
Clerk's Office Visitors (3/19/20)

Fifth District Court of Appeals
COVID-19 Court Operations
Georgia Supreme Court
Filing Deadlines Suspended (3/17/20)
Order - Statewide Judicial Emergency (3/14/20)
Notice - March Oral Arguments (3/14/20)

Court of Appeals
Order Statewide Judicial Emergency (3/14/20)
COVID-19 Court Operations
Hawaii All Announcements
Idaho All Announcements

General Order - COVID-19 (3/17/20)
Illinois All Announcements

Illinois Supreme Court
Order - Extending Supreme Court Filing Deadlines (3/24/20)
Order - Extending Appellate Court Filing Deadlines (3/24/20)
Order - Extending Deadline for Paper Copies (3/18/20)

Illinois Appellate Court, First District
Order - Temporarily Waiving Paper Copies (3/18/20)

Illinois Appellate Court, Second District
Order - Extending Deadline for Paper Copies (3/18/20)

Illinois Appellate Court, Third District

Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District
Postponement of Oral Argument (3/17/20)

Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District
Order - Temporarily Waiving Paper Copies (3/17/20)
Indiana All Announcements
Iowa All Announcements
Kansas All Announcements

Supreme Court
Order - Clarifying Emergency Operations (3/20/20)
Order - COVID-19 Court Operations (3/18/20)
Kentucky Monitoring
Louisiana Supreme Court
Order - Louisiana Courts (3/23/20)
Order - Amended Court Operations (3/20/20)
Order - Filing Deadlines (3/20/20)
Order - Court Operations (3/16/20)
Maine Monitoring
Maryland Announcements

Order - Remote Hearings (3/20/20)
Order - Oral Arguments (3/17/20)
Order - Statewide Judiciary Operations (3/16/20)
Massachusetts Court of Appeals
April Oral Arguments (3/18/20)

Supreme Court
Notice - Extension (3/17/20)
Michigan Monitoring
Minnesota Monitoring
Mississippi Monitoring
Missouri Monitoring
Montana Monitoring
Nebraska Monitoring
Nevada Monitoring
New Hampshire Monitoring
New Jersey Supreme Court of New Jersey
Order - Filing Dates Extended (3/27/20)
Order - Motion Papers Courtesy Copies (3/25/20)
Notice - Emergent Applications (3/24/20)
Order - Filing Extension (3/17/20)
NJ Court Operations (3/15/2020)

Superior Court, Appellate Division
COVID-19 Filing Information
New Mexico Monitoring
New York Order - Gov. Cuomo EO 202.8 (3/20/20)

Appellate Division, First Department
Emergency Procedures (3/17/20)
Order Extending Deadlines (3/17/20)

Appellate Division, Second Department
Announcements
Emergency Extension (3/17/20)
Court Operations
Oral Arguments (3/13/20)

Appellate Division, Third Department
Emergency Procedures (3/17/20)
Order Suspends Filing/Perfection Deadlines (3/17/20)

Appellate Division, Fourth Department
Hard Copy Filings Not Permitted (3/19/20)
Arguments For March/April Term (3/19/20)
Arguments For May Term (3/19/20)
Emergency Procedures (3/19/20)
Order Suspending Deadlines (3/17/20)
North Carolina Monitoring
North Dakota Monitoring
Ohio Monitoring
Oklahoma Monitoring
Oregon Monitoring
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Order Extends Court Closures through April 30, 2020 (4/1/20)
Order Extending April 2020 CLE Deadline (3/19/20)
Order - Courts Closed to the Public (3/18/20)
Notice - Filing Extension (3/17/20)
Judicial Administration Order (3/17/20)
Order - Statewide Judicial Emergency (3/16/20)

Superior Courts
Order - A08/20 Scheduling (3/19/20)
Order - Courts Closed to Public (3/18/20)
Order - A10/20 Scheduling (3/18/20)
Order - A09/20 Scheduling (3/18/20)
Order - Administrative Docket (3/17/20)
Notice - COVID-19 Operations (3/16/20)
Order - RE Statewide Judicial Emergency (3/16/20)

Commonwealth Court
Order - Filing Extension (3/18/20)
Order - March Arguments (3/16/20)
Order - Jurisdiction Hearings (3/16/20)
Rhode Island Monitoring
South Carolina Monitoring
South Dakota Monitoring
Tennessee Monitoring
Texas Monitoring
Utah Monitoring
Vermont Monitoring
Virginia Supreme Court
Order - Judicial Emergency (3/16/20)
Notice - Tolling of Appellate Deadlines (3/16/20)
Washington Monitoring
West Virginia Monitoring
Wisconsin Announcements

Supreme Court
Order - Oral Arguments (3/22/20)
Order - Remote Hearings (3/22/20)
Wyoming Announcements

Supreme Court
Order - Paper Copies (3/20/20)
Order - Emergency Plan (3/18/20)