COVID-19 Information and Update

  • COVID-19 Update
A Letter From The Chief Judge

We understand that this is a challenging and difficult time. We want to assure you that we are doing everything we can to address the impact the Coronavirus has on our community. Chief Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. recently penned a letter to the community: Letter from the Chief Judge

Statewide Emergency Orders

In response to a statewide emergency, the Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court issues emergency orders establishing guidelines on how the courts will continue to dispense justice while addressing the emergent issues at hand. Here is a list of emergency orders Chief Justice Charles Canady has issued in response to the COVID-19 outbreak:

AOSC20-23 Amendment 8 | November 23

Comprehensive COVID-19 Emergency Measures for the State of Florida

AOSC20-32 Amendment 5 | November 23

COVID-19 Public Health and Safety Precations for Operational Phase Transitions

For a complete list of administrative orders issued in response to COVID-19, visit the Florida Supreme Court’s website:

Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Emergency Orders

AO2020-20 | May 29

Order Governing Emergency Measures for Entrance to All Ninth Circuit Court Facilities to Protect Public Health and Safety Due to COVID-19

AO2020-11-02 | June 2

Temporary Order Regarding Mortgage Foreclosures, Foreclosure Sales, and Evictions

AO2020-06-05 | June 26

Amended Temporary Order Governing Trial Court Proceedings

Access all of the Ninth Circuit's administrative orders here:

Updated General Policies Across Divisions


Updated Specific Division Policies and Procedures 

Please check with the indiviual Judicial webpages.

Ongoing Updates

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