ECBA COVID-19 Updates

ECBA COVID-19 Updates

Federal Jury Trials Administrative Order

Posted on September 2nd, 2020 at 2:08 PM

Federal Jury Trials Administrative Order

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Criminal Jury Trials Resume

Posted on July 17th, 2020 at 7:45 AM
Number of trials will be limited, Erie County President Judge Trucilla said. He halted jury trials in March due to virus.  The local courts will resume holding criminal jury trials on Aug. 18, five months after the COVID-19 outbreak halted such proceedings.

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New Administrative Orders from the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Posted on April 27th, 2020 at 2:44 PM

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has issued two new administrative orders.

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Your Support Is Vital: Donate Today to the ECBA PPE Fund

Posted on April 8th, 2020 at 10:49 AM

Protecting our local healthcare workers is critical to preventing the further spread of COVID-19.

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Ask-a-Lawyer Helpline, April 6 through 9

Ask-a-Lawyer Helpline, April 6 through 9

Posted on April 2nd, 2020 at 9:11 AM

Erie County residents can receive free bankruptcy legal advice on Monday, April 6th through Thursday, April 9th, by participating in the COVID-19 ‘Ask-a-Lawyer’ Helpline call-in program, presented by the Erie County Bar Association and WICU.

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Court of Common Pleas of Erie County, Pennsylvania - Amended Emergency Judicial Order

Posted on April 1st, 2020 at 9:18 AM

The Sixth Judicial District of the Court of Common Pleas of Erie County has AMENDED the judicial emergency order dated March 16, 2020.

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CARES Administrative Order

Posted on March 30th, 2020 at 4:07 PM

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has issued an Administrative Order Regarding the use of Video and Teleconferencing Technology in Certain Criminal Proceedings.

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COVID-19 and Real Estate Transactions

Posted on March 26th, 2020 at 10:17 AM

The PA Department of State requests limited temporary suspension of 57 Pa.C.S. § 306, which requires physical presence of notaries. 

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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania General Statewide Judicial Emergency Supplemental Order

Posted on March 25th, 2020 at 1:11 PM

On March 24, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a supplement order to its March 18 order regarding the general statewide judicial emergency.

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