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Current Court Delays and Closures
February 21, 2024
Current Court Delays and Closures

Domestic
Area
Jurisdiction
Details
Alabama
Not affected.
No closures.
Alaska
Not affected.
No closures.
Arizona
Pinal.

public access terminals are unavailable and the court is unable to provide any details at this time. Expect delays.

Arkansas
Hempstead.
Jefferson, Pine Bluff.*
Circuit Court PAT offline. Expect delays.
*There are court delays in the District Court due to inclement weather and computer issues. Please expect delays.
California
San Joaquin *

* Extended clerk delays for all possible records older than 2015.  All such cases must be ordered from off-site storage to verify ID's and retrieve case info.  Turnaround times are averaging more than 4 weeks, with some taking as long as 10 weeks.  

Colorado
Not affected.
No closures.
Connecticut
Not affected.
No closures.
Delaware
Statewide.
All courts closed due to weather conditions.
Florida
Not affected.
No closures.
Georgia

Baldwin, Bryan, Carroll,  Coweta, Dougherty, Henry, Liberty, Newton, and Thomas.
Fulton *
Clayton **



The court's online index is experiencing issues post-maintenance. Please expect delays. No ETA provided.

* System is not fully operational and experiencing significant latency. Expect delays.
** Continued clerk delays due to staffing issues.  The turnaround for records and possible records is averaging 8-10 business days.
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
Statewide
As of 02/16/24, 69 counties are current and up to date: 
ATCHISON, ALLEN, BOURBON, BROWN, CHAUTAUQUA, CHEYENNE, CLARK, CLAY, CLOUD, COFFEY, COMANCHE, COWLEY, DECATUR, DICKINSON, DONIPHAN, DOUGLAS, EDWARDS, ELK, FRANKLIN, GEARY, GOVE, GRAHAM, GREELEY, HAMILTON, HASKELL, HODGEMAN, JEWELL, JOHNSON, KINGMAN, KIOWA, LABETTE, LANE, LINCOLN, LINN, LOGAN, MARION, MCPHERSON, MEADE, MIAMI, MITCHELL, MORRIS, MORTON, NEMAHA, NEOSHO, NESS, NORTON, OSBORNE, OTTAWA, PAWNEE, PHILLIPS, PRATT, RAWLINS, REPUBLIC, ROOKS, RUSH, SCOTT, SHERIDAN, SHERMAN, SMITH, STANTON, STEVENS, TREGO, THOMAS, WABAUNSEE, WALLACE, WASHINGTON, WICHITA, WILSON, WOODSON
Kentucky

Elliott.

The in-court public access terminal is currently offline for maintenance. Please expect delays.
Louisiana
Not affected.

No closures.

Maine
Statewide. 
Statewide court staffing issues are causing delays.
Maryland
Not affected.
No closures.
Massachusetts
Statewide.
PATs are slowly coming back online. Expect delays as clerks work through a backlog.
Michigan

Statewide.

 

As you know, with the automatic MI Clean Slate Law having gone into affect 4/11/23, we continue to see clerks working  to expunge criminal cases from public record, resulting in delays for certain MI courts.


Minnesota
Not affected.
No closures.
Mississippi
Not affected.
No closures.
Missouri
Not affected.
No closures
Montana
Not affected. 
No closures.
Nebraska
Not affected.
No closures.
Nevada
Washoe.
Clerk delays due to staffing issues. Turnaround time is now averaging 6-7 business days.
New Hampshire
Statewide.
All Counties - 100% clerk assisted.  The backlog is growing due to court staffing shortages - Turnaround time is averaging 10 to 12 business days.
New Jersey
Not affected.
No closures.
New Mexico
Not affected.
No closures.
New York
Not affected.
No closures.
North Carolina
Not affected.
No closures. 
North Dakota
Not affected.
No closures.
Ohio
Montgomery. 
Greene*
Richland**


Public Access Terminal (PAT) has been taken offline.  Delays expected.
*Please expect delays as a result of changes to public access.
** On 1/18/2024, connectivity issues occurred with the Mansfield Municipal Court's primary index. Please expect delays. 

Oklahoma
Not affected.
No closures.
Oregon
Not affected.
No closures.
Pennsylvania
Not affected.
No closures.
Rhode Island
Statewide.
No closures.
South Carolina
Statewide.
Online index changes have caused delays. 
South Dakota

Not affected.
No closures.
Tennessee
Laflore ***
Bedford**
*** PAT is down due to lightning strike.
** Public Access Terminals experiencing issues reporting criminal records. We are working with the clerk to complete searches as soon as possible. 
Texas
Jefferson, Lubbock 

Courts are transitioning to a new public access system.  For now there is no public access until further notice.  Until access is restored searches can be done through clerks.


Utah
Not affected.
No closures.
Vermont
Not affected.
No closures.
Virginia
Not affected.
No closures.
Washington
Not affected.
No closures.
West Virginia
Not affected.
No closures.
Wisconsin
Not affected.
No closures.
Wyoming
Not affected.
No closures.