Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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Seventeenth Judicial Updates Supreme Court, Governor and other Agency Updates

2020-44-Temp – Fourth Emergency Administrative Order Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Extending the court’s remote operations through July 2, 2020   Published May 28, 2020

Press Release: Clerk of Courts’ Offices to Open June 1, 2020  Published May 22, 2020

Current Emergency Order Governing 17th Circuit Court Operations, 2020-32-Temp  Current Order, Published April 6, 2020

NOTICE: Amended Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Misdemeanor Plea Docket    Published April 23, 2020

Sun Sentinel article, Broward Jail Population Drops to Lowest Level in Decades Amid Coronavirus Threat     Published April 14, 2020

Temporary Procedures for Bond Hearings; In Custody Change of Plea Hearings; and other Hearings  Published April 14,2020

Zoom Announcement for Attorneys   Published April 13,2020

Memorandum: Chief Judge Updates on Continuity of Court Operations   Published April 13, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-32-Temp (Third Emergency Administrative Order Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19))   Published April 6, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-31-Temp (Regarding Failure to Appear Custody Orders in Juvenile Delinquency Cases)     Published April 2, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-30-Temp (Parenting in Domestic Relations Cases)   Published April 2, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-29-Temp (Modifying and/or Suspending In-Person Visitation for Children Under the Protective Supervision of the Department of Children and Families)   Published March 30, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-27-TEMP – Second Emergency Administrative Order Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  Published March 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 UPDATE COURTS CLOSED TO PUBLIC   Published March 13, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-21-TEMPSuspending Jury Trials and Jury Operations   Published March 13, 2020

Administrative Order 2020-20-TEMP — Restricting Certain Visitors to Courthouses   Published March 12, 2020

Coronavirus – COVID-19 and The Seventeenth Circuit – What you need to know    Published March 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-32-In-re-COVID-19-Public-Health-and-Safety  Published May 22, 2020

*Amended* Supreme Court AOSC20-23, In re: Comprehensive COVID-19 Emergency Measures for the Florida State Courts  Amended May 22, 2020 

Supreme Court Memo-re-Health-and-Safety-Precautions-for-Phase-2  Published May 22, 2020

Supreme Court Memo-re-Recommendations-for-Priority-to-Resume-In-Person-Trial-Court-Proceedings  Published May 22, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-31-In-re-Remote-Civil-Jury-Trial-Pilot-Program  Published May 22, 2020

Best Practices Developed by COVID-19 Workgroup – 2020-05-11-Memo  Published May 11, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-24, Extending Court Mediator Education & Certification Deadlines  Published April 7, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-23, In re: Comprehensive COVID-19 Emergency Measures for the Florida State Courts  Published April 6, 2020

Office of the Governor Executive Order 20-91Essential Services and Activities During COVID-19 Emergency    Published April 1, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-21 – Order on Continuing Judicial Education Deadlines    Published March 31, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-20 – Order on Court Language Interpreter Regulations     Published March 31, 2020

Family First Coronavirus Relief Act     Published March 30, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-19 – Order on Speedy Trial Deadlines in Traffic Infraction Cases     Published March 30, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-18 – Health-Related Limitations in DCF Family Visitation Cases     Published March 27, 2020

Supreme Court 2020-92 – Assigning Judges to Statewide Duty in Certain Criminal Matters     Published March 26, 2020

Supreme Court AOS20-17 – COVID-19 EMERGENCY MEASURES IN THE FLORIDA STATE COURTS     Published March 24, 2020

NEWS RELEASE – Broward Sheriff’s Office Suspends All Eviction Actions Until Further Notice      Published March 17, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-13COVID-19 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES IN THE FLORIDA STATE COURTS   Published March 13, 2020

Supreme Court AOSC20-12 – RESPONSE OF THE FLORIDA STATE COURTS SYSTEM TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Published March 11, 2020