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October 06, 2021

Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 29th Judicial Emergency Order

On October 5, 2021, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued a twenty-ninth emergency order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, applicable to all circuit and district courts in the Commonwealth.

The Court’s Order extends the period of emergency until November 3, 2021, and continues the safety protocols, courthouse screenings recommended by the Virginia Department of Health, tolling of the speedy trial act deadlines, and authorization of electronic signatures for pleadings, orders, and other documents.

The Court’s Order may be found here.

Updated: Oct 06, 2021