District of New Jersey Suspends All In-Person Judicial Proceedings

District of New Jersey Suspends All In-Person Judicial Proceedings

November 25, 2020

As part of the District of New Jersey’s continuing response to the ongoing public health emergency and in light of the current resurgence of COVID-19 in the state, on November 25, 2020, Chief Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the District of New Jersey issued Standing Order 20-17, which suspended all in-person judicial proceedings – for civil and criminal cases – from November 30 through December 31, 2020.

A full copy of Standing Order 20-17 is available at the following link:

https://www.njd.uscourts.gov/sites/njd/files/StandingOrder20-17.pdf