FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 22, 2020
Winston Brooks, Public Information Officer, 455-2648
Tullahoma City In-Person Court Suspended until January 31, 2021
As a result of Executive Ordre number 70 on December 21, 2020, the Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court declared a state of emergency for the Judicial Branch of Tennessee government and activated a Continuity of Operations Plan for the courts of Tennessee.
As a result, the Court extended the state of emergency and again suspended trials, through January 29, 2021.
"All in-person proceedings in all state and local courts in Tennessee, including but not limited to municipal, juvenile, general sessions, trial, and appellate courts, shall be suspended from the close of business on Monday, December 28, 2020, through the close of business on Friday, January 29, 2021, subject to the exceptions enumerated in item 3 below." Click here to read the order.
On December 7, 2020, the Court mandated compliance with CDC quarantine and isolation guidelines for persons entering courthouses or buildings in which court facilities are located for purposes of court-related business.