Ala. Supreme Court suspends in-person proceedings for 30 days

Ala. Supreme Court suspends in-person proceedings for 30 days
Alabama Supreme Court (WSFA File Photo)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Alabama Supreme Court has suspended all in-person proceedings for the next 30 days due to the coronavirus.

The announcement comes with limited exceptions for specific criminal/child protective matters, which will be determined by the presiding judge in each circuit.

Friday some of Alabama’s courts announced they are suspending jury trials or court dockets as a way of preventing the possible spread of COVID-19.

The local and state courts will remain open under all circumstances, according to an administrative order.

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