Latest Update from the Fifth Circuit
Due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Fifth Judicial Circuit has issued Administrative Order A-2021-35-A.
Effective August 25, 2021 all persons are required to wear a face mask during in-court proceedings and in the jury assembly rooms.
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.