39th Judicial District COVID-19 Information

Please see below for a list of press release, orders, and other information regarding the 39th Judicial District and COVID-19.

March 13, 2020 – Franklin/Fulton Counties – News Release

March 18, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – Declaration of Judicial Emergency (Request for emergency judicial order and Order) 57 MM 2020

March 18, 2020 – Franklin County – Declaration of Judicial Emergency and Order regarding Court Operations

March 18, 2020 – Fulton County – Declaration of Judicial Emergency and Order regarding Court Operations

March 18, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – News Release

March 19, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – Supplemental Emergency Judicial Order (Access and Court Operations)

March 20, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – News Release

March 20, 2020 – Franklin County – Administrative Order (Juvenile)

March 20, 2020 – Franklin County – Administrative Order Rescheduling Criminal Matters (1)

March 20, 2020 – Franklin County – Administrative Order Rescheduling Criminal Matters (2)

March 20, 2020 – Fulton County – Administrative Order Rescheduling Criminal Matters

March 24, 2020 – Franklin County – Administrative Order Confirmation of Accounts

March 24, 2020 – Fulton County – Administrative Order (Juvenile)

March 27, 2020 – Franklin County – Second Supplemental Order – Franklin (Court Operations)

March 30, 2020 – Franklin County – Third Supplemental Order – Franklin (Extension of Judicial Emergency)

April 9, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – Supplemental Emergency Order (Access and Essential Proceedings)

April 27, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – Order (Judicial Emergency Continued Until 5/3/20 – Limited Court Access)

May 1, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – Order (Extension of Judicial Emergency Until 6/1/20 and Court Operations)

May 1, 2020 – Franklin and Fulton Counties – Revised Information Related to the Court’s Sixth Supplemental Emergency Order (Press Release)

May 6, 2020 – President Judge Meyers’ Memo for Operating Procedures for Magisterial District Judges, Standing Masters and Domestic Relations Offices

May 8, 2020 – Press Release – COURTS TO RESUME HEARING MOST CASES MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020

May 27, 2020 – Seventh Supplemental Emergency Judicial Order Extending the Judicial Emergency for the 39th Judicial District Through August 31, 2020.

June 8, 2020 – Jury Selection Memo

June 19, 2020 – Press Release and Eighth Supplemental Emergency Judicial Order

July 2, 2020 – 39th Judicial District Update Regarding Face Coverings

July 13, 2020 – 39th Judicial District Memo Regarding Conducting Virtual Court Proceedings

August 31, 2020 – Ninth Supplemental Emergency Judicial Order Extending the Judicial Emergency for the 39th Judicial District Through December 31, 2020.

September 3, 2020 – Franklin County Jail Video Conferencing

November 18, 2020 – 39th Judicial District – Judicial Emergency Extended to January 31st

November 19, 2020 – 39th Judicial District – Emergency Judicial Order Regarding COVID-19 Screening at Court Facilities

November 20, 2020 – 39th Judicial District – Judicial Administrative Emergency Order Confirming Court Proceedings as a “Critical Purpose” to the PA Secretary of Heath’s travel restriction order effective 11/20/2020

December 7, 2020 – 39th Judicial District – Judicial Emergency Order Suspending in Person Proceedings until January 8, 2021

December 21, 2020 – Amended Emergency Judicial Order Suspending in Person Proceedings until January 31, 2021

December 28, 2020 – 39th Judicial District – Amended Judicial Emergency Order Suspending in Jury Trials until April 30, 2020

January 25, 2021 – 39th Judicial District Emergency Order – In Person Proceedings Starting February 1st, Judicial Emergency extended to April 30th

January 29, 2021 – 39th Judicial District Memo – Expectations for Court Attendees Starting February 1, 2021