Ala. Supreme Court extends suspension of in-person proceedings

The Alabama Supreme Court building in Montgomery.
The Alabama Supreme Court building in Montgomery.(Source: WSFA 12 News)
Updated: Apr. 2, 2020 at 12:17 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Alabama Supreme Court has extended its suspension of all in-person proceedings until April 30.

The order has limited exceptions for specific criminal/child protective matters, which will be determined by the presiding judge in each circuit.

The supreme court’s order instructs trial courts to use teleconferencing or videoconferencing to conduct hearings if possible.

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