Going to Court During COVID-19

May 06, 2020

By Gregory M. Smith, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC

On March 13, 2020, Judge Kevin Brazile, Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court issued the first of many orders announcing the Court’s responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Since then, Los Angeles’ usually-bustling courthouses have been closed to all but emergency hearings. Recently, I had the opportunity to go to the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown LA for one such ex parte hearing. The experience was weird, but given the push to “reopen America” it is likely that at least some of the present protocols will carry over as part of the “new normal” that we have all been hearing about. While experiences may vary by day, I hope this helps paint a picture of my experience.
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Going to Court During Covid-19

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