Florida Supreme Court docket posts court docket closures for Hurricane Dorian

Florida Supreme Court docket posts court docket closures for Hurricane Dorian

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By Debra Cassens Weiss
August 30, 2019, 2:59 pm CDT

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The Florida Supreme Court docket is gathering info on court docket closures prematurely of Hurricane Dorian hitting the state.

The court docket’s web site signifies that courts in some counties had been closing early Friday, together with the 4th District Court docket of Enchantment in West Palm Seashore. Many courts had been already saying closures for Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, and a few had been additionally planning to be closed Wednesday.

The supreme court docket points retroactive orders extending deadlines on a county-by-county foundation for intervals of time when state courts are closed attributable to a storm. Any orders extending authorized deadlines as a result of hurricane can be posted right here.

The U.S. District Court docket for the Southern District of Florida introduced on its web site that the courts’ weather-closure coverage is tied to the public-school closing schedule. “Thus, if Miami-Dade County Public Faculties shut, so will the federal courthouses in Miami,” the web site explains. Courthouses elsewhere within the district will observe the identical coverage primarily based on native faculty closings of their areas.

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