Visiting a court
- You should self-screen before coming to court.
- You may bring your cell phone or electronic device to all courthouses
- Courts may provide a drop-box to deliver pleadings or documents for filing. Please review department standing orders or call ahead to confirm the court you are visiting has a drop box.
You may not enter a courthouse if you:
- Have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 5 days
- Are waiting for COVID-19 test results after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
- Have been directed to isolate or quarantine
- Currently have COVID-19 symptoms
- Are not up to date on vaccinations and have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 within the past 5 days
- Mask wearing is not require inside of courthouses, except when persons have tested positive, experienced symptoms, or had close contact with someone with COVID-19 within the previous 10 days. Mask wearing is encouraged, especially by those who are not up to date on vaccinations, have a weakened immune system, are at increased risk for severe disease due to age or an underlying medical condition, or live in the same household as someone in those circumstances.
- The Trial Court has cleaning and disinfecting protocols in place.
- If you have any questions, please call the court directly.
Specific information for each court department
- All courts
- Supreme Judicial Court sixth order regarding access to state courthouses & court facilities
- Second amendment to seventh updated order regarding court operations under the exigent circumstances created by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic
- Supreme Judicial Court seventh updated order regarding court operations under the exigent circumstances created by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic
- Trial Court
|Date published:||July 10, 2020|
|Last updated:||December 21, 2022|