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COVID-19 & Texas Law

This guide is updated to reflect information pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Information in this guide is subject to change at any time.


Courts in Texas

Court Closures or Delays


Emergency Orders & Guidance


Currently issued orders by the Texas Supreme Court on court operations during the COVID pandemic can be found below.


Virtual Court Hearings

Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, many courts have changed their procedures and are now holding their hearings virtually over the Zoom video conferencing app. Many counties are also live streaming these hearings on Youtube for public viewing. To learn more about these remote hearings, check out the resources below for more information.

For those who are scheduled to appear at a remote hearing, we recommend also contacting your court or checking their website for additional local rules and procedures.

Attending a Hearing

Watching a Hearing

Legal Procedures

Below are some common legal procedures that may be necessary for people who are self-isolating due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more, see our Commonly Requested Legal Forms page.

Online Notarization

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