Court Coronavirus Information

COVID-19 Emergency Orders 

The Supreme Court of Texas and Court of Criminal Appeals, working with the Office of Court Administration are committed to ensure that justice continues to be served to all Texans in the current pandemic situation.

Current Emergency Orders Issued

In response to COVID-19, the Supreme Court has issued the following Emergency Orders that are still in effect.

Fifty-Third Emergency Order (Effective Immediately; Expires 9/1/2022)

The Supreme Court issued the Fifty-Third Emergency Order extending the Court’s Fiftieth Emergency Order regarding the continuation of the Texas Eviction Diversion Program for those who have previously submitted applications to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Services. 

Fifty-First Emergency Order  (Effective June 1, 2022; Expires 6/30/2022)

The Supreme Court issued the Fifty-First Emergency Order regarding court proceedings during the that replaced the previous general emergency order (Forty-Ninth) that was set to expire on June 1.

Pursuant to the Fifty-Second Emergency Order issued by the Court on June 20, 2022, the Fifty-First Emergency Order will expire on June 30, 2022.

Fifty-Second Emergency Order  (Effective July 1, 2022; Expires 9/1/2022)
The Supreme Court has issued the Fifty-Second Emergency Order that will replace the Fifty-First Emergency Order on July 1, 2022.

The Fifty-Second Emergency Order expires on September 1, 2022, unless extended by the Chief Justice.