The Massachusetts Bar Association is committed to keeping its members informed about how the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is impacting the courts, their practices and the Massachusetts legal community.
The MBA is working closely with the courts and other community leaders, and monitors and shares court announcements on our COVID-19 News and Information page.
A compilation of all recent court notices related to the COVID-19 pandemic issued in the last week is listed below.
Probate and Family Court
- Probate and Family Court Repeals Probate and Family Court Standing Order 1-2022: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Probate and Family Court will revert to Standing Order 1-2021 for its operating procedures and the protocols for Standing Order 1-2021 will also be in effect.
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Updates regarding the state court system's response to the COVID-19 pandemic are available on the court's website, including an updated list of temporary court closures and a compilation of Daily Court Updates. Regular court notices unrelated to the pandemic can be found in the Court and Community News section of eJournal.