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Court Sessions
Court will be in session five days a week except as otherwise directed by the Chief Court Administrator and as described below. Civil Division short calendars shall be held on the first court day of each week unless an exception is granted by the Chief Court Administrator.


Court Hours, Holidays and Court Closings
  • Courthouses are open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, except on legal holidays. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.
  • Clerks' offices are open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Courts are closed in observance of legal holidays on the following days:

2020-21

  • New Year's Day - Friday, January 1, 2021
  • Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 18, 2021
  • Lincoln's Birthday - Friday, February 12, 2021
  • Washington's Birthday - Monday, February 15, 2021
  • Good Friday - Friday, April 2, 2021
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 31, 2021
  • Independence Day - Monday, July 5, 2021
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 6, 2021
  • Columbus Day - Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Veterans' Day - Thursday, November 11, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 25, 2021
  • Christmas Day - Friday, December 24, 2021

2021-22

  • New Year's Day - Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 17, 2022
  • Lincoln's Birthday - Friday, February 11, 2022
  • Washington's Birthday - Monday, February 21, 2022
  • Good Friday - Friday, April 15, 2022
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Independence Day - Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Columbus Day - Monday, October 10, 2022
  • Veterans' Day - Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 24, 2022
  • Christmas Day - Monday, December 26, 2022
Dates when court trials may be suspended:
  • The day of the Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association in June.
  • Days Judicial Branch educational programs are scheduled.

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