Check the dates of criminal courts or motor vehicles
According Executive Order No. 7NNN , with immediate effect, no person is authorized to enter a court or Judiciary facility without covering the mouth and nose with a mask or cloth to cover the face.
Latest updates on the Judiciary’s response to COVID-19
The Judiciary has implemented several
measures due to the concern with the spread of COVID-19 / Coronavirus and in recognition of public health
emergency declaration issued by Governor Lamont. To help keep the public informed about these measures, the Judiciary
Branch developed a web page to post the latest updates.
Latest news, notices and updates
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Connecticut Code of Evidence
Due to power outages, the following courts and buildings are currently closed: Bar complaint; Support Enforcement Services, 287 Main St., East Hartford
Hartford Adult Probation, 309 Wawarme Avenue, Hartford
Meriden Adult Probation, 165 Miller Street, Meriden
Milford Court, 14 West River, Milford
Milford Adult Probation, 1 Darina Place, Milford
Putnam Family Services, 267 Kennedy Drive, Putnam
Putnam Support Enforcement Office, 265 Kennedy Drive, Putman
Tolland Judicial District, 69 Brooklyn Street, Rockville
Warehouse, hammer mill 97, Rocky Hill
Administrative offices, 225 Spring Street, Wethersfield
January 2021 sentence review file
Press office: Chief Justice Richard Robinson receives recommendations from the jury selection task force
Final Report of the Jury Selection Task Force
CT SAVIN notifications now come from a new CT number (877) 846-3428.
Save this new number to your contacts.
For more information about the CT SAVIN notification program, call the Office of Victim Services at (800) 822-8428.
What to expect from the resolution plan date in your divorce, custody or visit case
2021 Attorney Registration Notice
Connecticut Judicial Branch Biennial Report and Statistics • 2018-2020
Decision: KRISTINE CASEY ET AL. v. GOVERNOR NED LAMONT (SC 20494)
Permanent Orders of the Superior Court for Family Affairs
Removing the suspension of requirements and deadlines in child protection cases
October 2020 bar exam results
From Friday, December 11, to receive individual assistance from the Court
Service centers, please don’t come to court. Instead, send an email to:
and a Court Service Center employee will respond to you.
Notice of a request for reinstatement to George Hwang
Connecticut Supreme Court Fourth Court Advisory
Resumption of requirements and deadlines related to the operations of the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal and related to commitment offers
Microsoft has announced that Microsoft Teams will no longer support IE 11 as of November 30, 2020. You will need to use the Microsoft Teams application.
If lawyers, litigants or self-represented parties have trouble connecting to legal proceedings, download the Microsoft Teams app on your personal device.
Notice of resumption of abbreviated civil calendar 02 (Property / Foreclosure) for debatable issues
The Rules Committee of the High Court has issued a warning
in relation to comments on a proposed amendment to Rule 8.4 of the Professional Regulation
November 2020 sentence review file
As far as possible, virtual hearings at the Supreme Court
be made available on Supreme Court YouTube Channel. Note the
audio for most Supreme Court and Court of Appeal hearings, conducted
in person or remotely, are available on the Oral Arguments Audio pages for the
Supreme and Appeal Courts.
Press office: Notice on the pilot program for resolving small claims online disputes in the judicial districts of Hartford, Fairfield and New Britain
Notice on the Small Claims Online Pilot Dispute Resolution Program in the Hartford, Fairfield and New Britain Court Districts
Electronic Submission of Exhibitions in Civil and Family Affairs
How to safely register for a public defender
Notice of Pending Reinstatement Request for John Wang
Notice of Pending Reinstatement Request Hearing postponed to December 11 at 10 am
October 2020 sentence review file
Abridged Civil Calendar Reset Notice 01 (Arguable Civil Matter)
2020 Client Security Fund fee notice
Notice of Resumption of Brief Civil Calendar 02 (Assets / Execution) for Undisputed Movements
Permanent Order regarding the filing of a Federal Mortgage Foreclosure Statement JD-CV-172 in cases of foreclosure
Removing the suspension of requirements and deadlines in section 3-2 and section 17-30 on standards
Notice of rejection of the sentence review request
September 2020 sentence review file
Notice on Summarized Process Execution Hearings (Eviction) and Moratorium on Removal from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Notice of Resumption of Defaults and Non-Proceedings in Civil and Family Matters
Order extending days of strict foreclosure law until October 6, 2020
Order Reinstatement Notice
Execution issue and service notice
The Connecticut Judiciary continues to expand judicial operations
Order Reinstatement Notice On 07/14/20 Genevieve Park Salvatore filed in the Superior Court of Ansonia / Milford, in Súmula
# AAN-CV-14-6015687-S a request for reinstatement as a lawyer admitted in practice
of law in Connecticut. The application will be forwarded to a Standing Committee on Recommendations
for admission to the Bar Association.
Starting with the September 8, 2020 calendar, Short Calendar 03 (Special Procedures / PJR)
will be resumed in addition to Short Calendar 10 (non-debatable calendar) and all Indical calendars.
All motions in Short Calendar 3 that are marked “take papers” will be decided by the Court on
the papers. Motions marked “ready” will be scheduled for a remote hearing at a later date. For.
According Executive, with immediate effect, no person is allowed to
Order No. 7NNN
enter a court or court facility without covering your mouth and nose
with a mask or cloth covering your face. This order replaces Executive Order No. 7BB that was
issued in April 2020.
Information on family matters “case dates”
Suspension of MCLE requirements for 2020
Practice book reviews, rules of appeal procedure adopted
The merit hearing scheduled for SC 20486, Mary Fay et al. v. Denise Merrill it will be
held on Thursday, August 6, at 9:30 am. The hearing will be held remotely and broadcast live
on the Judiciary’s YouTube page to provide public access to the hearing. Please use
it is Linkto watch the audience live.
The Judiciary is expanding its remote capabilities
Lawrence Dressler’s Request for Reintegration into Law
Immediate stay at the service of all executions issued in evictions and evictions until September 1, 2020
Order extending strict foreclosure law days until September 9, 2020
SC 20477 Mary Fay et al. v. State Secretary Denise Merrill
Connecticut Guide to Remote Hearings for Lawyers and Self-Representatives
The first meeting of the Jury Selection Task Force will take place today (Tuesday, July 14), at 2:00 pm.
The meeting will be broadcast live on the Judiciary’s YouTube page. Members of the public can access
the meeting by accessing this link: https://youtu.be/c7tfjTwXnjg.
Order extending foreclosure sale dates to October 3, 2020 and foreclosure committee bar dates to August 26, 2020
Fiscal impact of the pandemic on the budget of the judiciary; Appropriations Committee Information Forum, 6 July 2020
The Judiciary Branch of the CT continues to expand judicial operations on July 1, 2020
Notice – Supreme Court and Court of Appeal 2020-2021 – Summits and attributions
Notice – Terms of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal 2020-2021
Jury selection task force schedules first meeting for July 14; Former President of the Court Chase Rogers Á, Superior Court Judge, Omar Williams, will chair the panel
Judges of the Annual Meeting of the Superior Court
The Judiciary is expanding its remote capabilities
Virtual hearings (video) and future scheduling of family court issues
Superior Court Notice for Family Issues to parties and lawyers
Letter from court president Richard A. Robinson to judges and officials about the current crisis
Client Security Fund fee notice: On March 24, 2020, the High Court Rules Committee suspended the
operation of certain rules of practice and procedure for the duration of the
present a public health emergency, including practical book § 2-70 on
collection of the annual fee of the client’s security fund. As a result, collection
of the 2020 client security fund fee has been suspended until further notice.
Lawyers will be notified as soon as the rule has been lifted and a
a new due date for the 2020 rate has been established. Please do not send payment
of the 2020 security fund fee until notified to do so.
Notice: Credit card payments in civil / family filing using the Safari browser We are having trouble completing credit card transactions in the Civil / Family E-Filing system for
filers using Safari browsers. At the moment, if you are a lawyer or a company using Safari as a browser,
use a different browser or pay by check. Self-represented parties must also use a browser
different from Safari, if possible, or you should register any cases or motions that require a paper fee with the
Probation officer. Thanks for your patience.
The suspension that applies to appeals in cases pending in the Supreme and Appeal Courts has been removed
Order extending foreclosure sale dates to August 22, 2020 and foreclosure committee bar dates to July 15, 2020
Order extending strict foreclosure law days until August 4, 2020
Immediate suspension of service from all executions issued in evictions and evictions until August 1, 2020
Public hearing on the practice book revisions to the rules of the appeals procedure being considered by Supreme Court judges and appellate court judges, June 29, 2020
June 4, 2020: The Connecticut Judiciary continues to expand operations
The June Sentencing Review process was canceled.
The Judiciary is expanding its remote capabilities
Limited operations to resume in three currently closed courts
UPDATE: Notice of the Special Session of the Court of Appeal
CSSD Update on Juvenile Detention Centers – PowerPoint presented on May 21, 2020
Courts and Judiciary offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020. Opening hours
in the courts currently open for business will be modified next week due to the long weekend. Hours to
business will be as follows: Tuesday, May 26, from 9 am to 5 pm; Wednesday, May 27, starting at 9 am
at 13h; and Friday, May 29, from 9 am to 1 pm
Remote Justice – Virtual Court Room Instructions
Special Sessions of the Supreme Court and Appeal Courts
Criminal proceedings and provisional technical standards COVID-19
Parental education class offered online
Immediate suspension of service from all executions issued in evictions and evictions until July 1, 2020
Strict foreclosure order All strict foreclosure judgments went into question with days of law before July 7, 2020
are opened by the Court for the sole purpose of extending Law Day on these issues to
July 7, 2020 for the owner of the redemption equity and subsequently for subsequent encumbrances
in reverse order of their priorities. The plaintiff in these matters is hereby ordered to
file a notice of the new law day in the court file.
Message about remote family pre-judgments and status conferences Please do not make motions for continuation
Simplify the process for self-represented parties to file their documents
Criminal issues continue to expand their ability to handle cases
The Judiciary continues to expand the types of cases handled remotely
Updating family matters
Autumn 2020 bar exam in Connecticut – update
Requesting approval of QDROs electronically
Requesting approval of gestational agreements remotely
Effective with the May 18, 2020 calendars, marked debatable motions carry documents
on all Indical calendars will be decided by the Court. Subjects marked as ready
will be demarcated by the Court and must be claimed. For more informations
Press office: CT Judicial Branch expands remote capabilities to include more family cases
How to request that certain family matters be handled remotely
Notice to parties and council: Superior Court for Family Issues Hearings and judgments previously scheduled during the emergency COVID-19
CT Supreme Court hears oral arguments remotely from Supreme Court President Richard A. Robinson
Postponement of Statewide Complaints Committee hearings scheduled for May 2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all hearings scheduled for May 2020 before the State Complaint
Committee are postponed until further notice.
Appointed new chief judge of the Court of Appeal; Effective Appointment on August 1, 2020
February 2020 bar exam results
All foreclosure sales scheduled for June and until July 18, 2020 are canceled in order
to avoid a possible encounter of individuals at the auction site. click here
By order of Judge James W. Abrams, Chief Administrative Judge for Civil Affairs, there is an IMMEDIATE STAY.
of the service of all executions issued in evictions and evictions until June 1, 2020
According to Governor Ned Lamont Executive Order No. 7BB, effective immediately no person
you are allowed to enter a court or court facility without covering your mouth and nose with a mask or
facial cover cloth. This request was revoked and replaced by Executive Order No. 7BB.
The Civil Short Calendar will be reinstated from May 4, 2020 for non-debatable issues in SC 10 and all Indical calendars,
but no short court session will be held until the Judiciary is back to normal
operations. For more informations
Notice of bid opportunities regarding COVID-19
Higher operational courts now accepting civil and family cases without priority 1
Supreme Court and CT appeals must hear cases remotely
Connecticut Judiciary Initiates Plan to Settle More Cases
Subjects that will be processed remotely
Although our jury system still sends citations from the jury, the entire jury service is suspended until further notice. If you have been summoned to the jury service, be aware that your service has been canceled and you should not appear.
Process for media representatives to observe criminal cases during COVID-19
From Monday, April 13, 2020, and until further notice, the opening hours of the Office of the Secretary of Appeal
will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 2 pm
Accessing Resources from the Home Judiciary
Reduced operating days in state courts
Remote archiving of temporary restriction orders
Closed adult parole offices
Press office: more court closures
Order to temporarily close Stamford Court
Provision of paid leave from the Family Coronavirus Response Law (FFCRA)
The Connecticut Order Examination Committee announced today that due to the continuing public health emergency that arises
of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Connecticut order exam will not be administered on July 28-29, 2020, as previously
programmed. The examination of the order was postponed until autumn, on dates to be determined.
By order of Judge James W. Abrams, Chief Administrative Judge for Civil Affairs, all terms contained in
Civil Programming Agreements and Case Management Orders are suspended until such time as the Judiciary
operations are fully restored.
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