Superior Court Expands Cases Eligible for Remote Hearings
Posted on 05/17/2020
Presiding Judge of the Superior Court, Harold W.L. Willocks, signed an order on Thursday, May 14, 2020 expanding the types of matters eligible to be heard remotely during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The list now includes:

1. Arraignments;
2. Change of Plea hearings;
3. Sentencing for persons in the custody of the Bureau of Corrections or for whom incarceration is not impending or immediate;
5. Emergency Abuse and Neglect Proceedings, and any other matter assigned to the Family Division, except for Adjudicatory hearings or trials;
5. Any matter designated as an emergency or expedited by the Presiding Judge;
6. Any civil, criminal, or probate matter, whether or not designated as an emergency or expedited, if the matter to be heard has already been fully briefed by the parties.

A copy of the order is provided here:
Superior Court Miscellaneous Order_SX-2020-MC-00036 .pdf