Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady today issued a set of Best Practices Guidelines developed by the COVID-19 Workgroup to help individuals navigate new virtual or remote court proceedings established by Florida’s state courts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines offer assistance to judges, court staff and those who are representing themselves in remote court proceedings.
The Best Practices Guidelines cover the following topics:
• Helping Pro Se Litigants with Remote Appearance Technology
• Representing Yourself and Using Remote Appearance Technology with the Courts
• Management of Evidence in Remote Hearings in Civil and Family Cases
• Out-of-County Inmates
The full text of the guidelines may be downloaded below or viewed online here.
The 17-member COVID-19 Workgroup was established by Chief Justice Canady Administrative Order AOSC20-28 on April 21, 2020 and is charged with developing recommendations for a phased return to full court operations following the guidance of public health and government authorities.
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