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New statewide COVID-19 emergency order extends deadlines for reporting eFiling implementation

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Florida-Supreme-Court-SealDue to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an emergency order April 1 extending the deadlines for local chief judges around the state to report on the county-by-county progress in implementing electronic filing of court documents under existing timetables.

The chief justice will review this and other COVID-19 orders as the pandemic emergency develops and will extend them for longer periods if needed. Previously, orders have been issued suspending jury trials and modifying procedures for court proceedings and court orders to allow social-distancing requirements deemed necessary by public health authorities.

Other emergency orders and advisories are being linked on the Florida Supreme Court’s website:


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