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Updated Court Closures and Reopenings - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
January 14, 2022
Current Court Delays and Closures

Domestic
Area
Jurisdiction
Details
Alabama
Not affected.
No closures.
Alaska
Not affected.
No closures.
Arizona
Not Affected.
No closures.
Arkansas
Crittenden.
Courts closed due to Covid. 
California
Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Mariposa, Plumas, San Diego, San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Solano

El Dorado, Merced*

Limited access or closed. Expect significant delays.

*Court is updating the PAT. Expect delays as court staff is short staffed and often unavailable to assist with search requests.
Colorado
Not affected.
No closures.
Connecticut
Not affected.
No closures.
Delaware
Not affected.
No closures.
Florida
Not affected.
No closures.
Georgia
Clayton, Fayette, Fulton, Wayne.  
Bibb*, Madison*, Seminole*
Closed or delayed due to staffing issues. * County court is closed due to covid related issues.
Hawaii
Not affected.
No closures.
Idaho
Not affected.
No closures.
Illinois
Not affected.
No closures.
Indiana
Not affected.
No closures.
Iowa
Not affected.
No closures.
Kansas
Not affected. 
No closures.
Kentucky
Graves.

Court is now open in new location. Does not have PAT until further notice. All search will need to be run by clerks.
Louisiana
Not affected.


Maine
All
Court Clerk staffing shortages are causing delays. Allow 16-18 business days to complete.
Maryland
Not affected.

Massachusetts
All courts.
Statewide court staffing issues are causing delays.
Michigan
Baraga, Barry, Bay, Branch, Cass, Charlevoix, Chippewa, Crawford, Emmet, Gladwin, Hillsdale, Iosco, Iron, Kent, Luce, Mason, Missaukee, Oakland, Oceana, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Wexford.
Kent*. 
Courts are either partially or completely inaccessible due to a state law that rescinded date of birth from public records. While that law was delayed at the last minute, some courts still implemented the change. We are working on alternative solutions, and will be in touch if any of your searches are impacted by this change.
* Kent: PAT is offline for maintenance. ETA TBD.

Minnesota
Not affected.
No closures.
Mississippi
Attala
Delayed and/or Public Access Terminal is down.
Missouri
Not affected.
No closures.
Montana
Carbon.
Clerk searched only, limited staff, expect delays.
Nebraska
Not affected.
No closures.
Nevada
Not affected.
No closures.
New Hampshire
Not affected.
No closures.
New Jersey
Not affected.
No closures.
New Mexico
Not affected.
No closures.
New York
Not affected.
No closures.
North Carolina
All.
Statewide court Ops system is down. No ETA at this time for operations to start again.
North Dakota
Not affected.
No closures.
Ohio
Williams.
Public Access Terminal has been taken offline. Court indicated it will be down approx. 2 months. Searches will now require clerk assistance. Delays expected.
Oklahoma
Not affected.
No closures.
Oregon
Not affected.
No closures.
Pennsylvania
Not affected.
No closures.
Rhode Island
Not affected.
No closures.
South Carolina
Not affected.
No closures.
South Dakota
Not affected.
No closures.
Tennessee
Lake.
Courts closed due to covid. Set to reopen 1/18.
Texas
Lubbock* Jefferson**
*We are now able to accurately process all clear orders using the online index. However, due to missing case details, all possible hits are still being held until the Public Access Terminal transition is finished. Clerks are still unable to provide an ETA on when the transition will be completed. 
** Court closed due to Covid (Re-open; 12/28) 
Utah
Not affected.
No closures.
Vermont
Not affected.
No closures.
Virginia
Not affected.
No closures.
Washington
Not affected.
No closures.
West Virginia
All courts.
Closed due to weather.
Wisconsin
Not affected.
No closures.
Wyoming
Not affected.
No closures.