Court Cancellations Due to COVID-19 (Part 1)

Due to the current situation surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), courts in St. Johns and Volusia Counties have been canceled unless deemed “mission critical.” Civil court cases including Insurance, personal Injury and real estate litigation do not fall under this category. Coquina Law Group is open and here to help! We will continue to coordinate with clients and opposing counsel to keep cases moving to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience as we navigate through this unprecedented situation. Please see below for more information regarding “mission critical” cases

Courts cancellations are effective March 18, 2020 at 5:00 PM – April 5, 2020 at 8:00 AM

“Mission critical” cases include:

  • First appearances
  • Bond hearings
  • Juvenile detention hearings
  • Juvenile shelter hearings
  • Domestic violence, repeat violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking injunctions, as well as all chapter 39 injunctions
  • Risk protection orders
  • Marchman Acts
  • Baker Acts
  • Family law (including juvenile) cases where the imminent safety of children is an issue
  • Vulnerable Adult injunctions
  • Emergency incapacity petitions and appointment of guardians
  • Proceedings involving request for “do not resuscitate” orders
  • Adult Protective Service Act proceedings
  • Request for search warrants and arrest warrants
  • Violations of quarantine or isolation orders
  • Violations of orders to limit travel
  • Violations of orders to close public or private buildings
  • Seizure of bodily fluids
  • Mandatory vaccinations proceedings
  • Enforcement of curfew orders
  • Extraordinary Writs
  • Any other “emergency” proceedings or hearings as authorized by Chief Judge.