Latest Update from the Fifth Circuit
Due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Fifth Judicial Circuit has issued Administrative Order A-2021-26.
Effective August 4, 2021 all persons not fully vaccinated MUST wear a face mask in all public areas of the courthouse and during in-person proceedings. Fully vaccinated persons are encouraged to wear a face mask if they choose to.
Jury Trials and Grand Jury Proceedings have been reinstated in all courts of the Fifth Judicial Circuit.
If you have any questions about how your local court is operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact us.
Essential hearings and other trial court proceedings are being conducted in-person or remotely via video conferencing or telephone.
To learn more about virtual hearings, click here.