Friday, 24 April 2020

Supreme Court issues additional guidance on handling court matters during pandemic

The Supreme Court has issued additional guidance on handling court matters during the pandemic. Administrative Order 2020-28, dated April 24, 2020, replaces in its entirety Administrative Order 2020-22, dated April 14, 2020.

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Kentucky Court of Justice Response to COVID-19 Emergency

On March 6, 2020, Governor Beshear entered Executive Order 2020-215 and declared a State of Emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency in the Commonwealth. In light of this measure and to protect the health and safety of court employees, elected officials, and the general public, and under Section 116 of the Constitution and Supreme Court Rule 1.010, hereby ORDERS the following measures to be implemented through May 31, 2020:

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Deadline for Reporting Continuing Legal Education Activities

On March 6, 2020, Governor Beshear entered Executive Order 2020-215 and declared a State of Emergency in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency in the Commonwealth. To stop the spread of COVID-19, the Governor and public health officials have encouraged Kentuckians to stay home, limit in-person contact, practice social distancing, and avoid crowds. In light of these measures and to protect the health and safety of court employees, elected officials, and the general public, the Supreme Court of Kentucky has entered several administrative orders restricting court services and limiting in-person proceedings.

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Supreme Court suspends in-person services at court facilities, requires court proceedings to be conducted remotely through May 1

In anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Supreme Court issued new amendments today that strengthen the social-distancing order that has been in place in courts statewide since March 16. The order restricts dockets, jury trials and jury service during the pandemic.

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Supreme Court issues new amendments to order limiting in-person court proceedings, extends restrictions to April 24

The Supreme Court has approved additional amendments to its administrative order restricting dockets, jury trials and jury service during the pandemic. The new amendments included in Supreme Court Administrative Order 2020-13, dated March 26, 2020, are:

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