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Court Orders and Updated Procedures Due to COVID-19

Court How-Tos (Civil Procedure)

Information about Texas court orders and updates due to COVID-19.

This page has information about the Texas Supreme Court's COVID-19 Emergency Orders, including emergency rules for evictions and remote hearings.

Texas Supreme Court Emergency Orders Due to COVID-19

The Texas Supreme Court has issued a series of emergency orders related to COVID-19. You can find summaries of current COVID-19 emergency orders and a list of all past orders on the Texas Judicial Branch website. 

COVID-19 orders currently in effect:

Juries During COVID-19

The Office of Court Administration has COVID-19 guidance for juries.

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