Update as of March 26, 2020:
As of March 26, 2020, and pursuant to Administrative Order, Palm Beach County Courts will remain suspended until May 1, 2020 EXCEPT for “essential hearings” and for non-evidentiary hearings that can be conducted electronically. Mediations and depositions are still moving forward at the discretion of the parties via electronic means. The courthouses and electronic filing systems remain fully operational as well.
Our offices remain open and we are fully operational due to our advanced technological systems. We continue to adhere to social distancing and CDC guidelines.
Update as of March 23, 2020:
Palm Beach and Martin County courts are open for all electronic filing and for all UMC hearings as well as uncontested final hearings. UMC and uncontested final hearings are being administered via phone. Any evidentiary hearings will be by approval of the court only and requires all parties to agree. Any emergency petitions, domestic violence injunctions and the like are proceeding as usual. If you have any questions regarding the status of your hearing, please contact your attorney.
Broward county has cancelled all hearings except for emergency and domestic violence hearings. The court is not rescheduling at this time.