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April 15, 2022

Supreme Court of Virginia Issues 38th Judicial Emergency Order

On Friday, April 15, 2022, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued a thirty-eighth declaration of judicial emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new Order continues the use of safety protocols at the discretion of chief and presiding judges, the tolling of the Speedy Trial Act, and the use of electronic signatures for pleadings orders and other documents.

The Order, which is in effect until May 11, 2022, may be read here.

Updated: Apr 15, 2022