COVID-19 INFORMATION FROM THE CONNECTICUT JUDICIAL BRANCH
The Connecticut Judicial Branch has developed this webpage to help you navigate the many changes the Branch has implemented, as a result of COVID-19. The page is updated as changes occur.Notices
NoticesMarch 30, 2020: Connecticut Bar Examination
Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020, the Judicial Branch implemented these changes:
Governor’s Executive Order No. 7G Suspension of Non-Critical Court Operations and Associated Requirements.
(Excerpts directly from Executive Order No. 7G) Click here for the full order
WHEREAS, in consultation with the Chief Court Administrator on behalf of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the Judicial Branch, I have determined that there exists a compelling state interest that courts conduct only essential business in order to minimize the spread of COVID-19;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, NED LAMONT, Governor of the State of Connecticut, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the State of Connecticut, do hereby ORDER AND DIRECT:
Suspension of Non-Critical Court Operations and Associated Requirements. Notwithstanding any provision of the Connecticut General Statutes or of any regulation, local rule or other provision of law, I hereby suspend, for the duration of this public health and civil preparedness emergency, unless earlier modified or terminated by me, all statutory (1) location or venue requirements; (2) time requirements, statutes of limitation or other limitations or deadlines relating to service of process, court proceedings or court filings; and (3) all time requirements or deadlines related to the Supreme, Appellate and Superior courts or their judicial officials to issue notices, hold court, hear matters and/or render decisions including, but not limited to, the following:
Posters have been placed at all entrances of Judicial Branch’s facilities urging people who are at risk of spreading or contracting COVID-19 to avoid entering the facility.