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Clarksville Municipal Court to adopt new Face Mask, Social Distancing requirements

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Municipal Court has adopted new courtroom requirements effective May 27th, 2021 regarding face coverings and social distancing in accordance with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Order allows judges discretion to require face coverings

Order allows judges discretion to require face coverings

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Clarksville Municipal Court to resume in-person on March 16th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Municipal Court will return to in-person judicial proceedings on March 16th, 2021 in line with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

On February 12th, Chief Justice Jeff Bivins revised the previously imposed state of emergency for the judicial branch and lifted the suspension of most in-person proceedings beginning on various dates in March.

Reopening

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Montgomery County Circuit Court Conducts Hybrid In-person/Virtual Trial

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On February 11th, 2021, Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Katy Olita, with permission from the Tennessee Supreme Court, hosted the first 19th Judicial District circuit court civil trial using a virtual/in-person hybrid process.

The new technology used for the trial was recently obtained in Montgomery County through funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Katy Olita holds 19th Judicial District circuit court civil trial using a virtual/in-person hybrid process

Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Katy Olita holds 19th Judicial District circuit court civil trial using a virtual/in-person hybrid process

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Clarksville City Court suspends In-Person Proceedings

 

Chief Justice extends Judicial State of Emergency

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville City Court has suspended all in-person judicial proceedings from December 28th until January 29th, 2021, in line with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Renters’ Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Zac Oswald, Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – We are all navigating uncertain times. We don’t know when life is going to resume as normal. For most of us, that leaves unanswered questions and worries about the present and the future. Amid lost jobs, illness, closed schools, medical bills and more, the last thing you want to worry about is being evicted from your home during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
 
Is your landlord threatening to kick you out because you temporarily cannot pay rent? Trying to force you out by changing the locks or shutting off the utilities instead of taking you to court? What can you do about it?

Zac Oswald

Zac Oswald

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Clarksville City Court extends In-Person Activity Ban

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville City Court has suspended all in-person judicial proceedings through April 30th, 2020 in line with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Chief Justice continues judicial state of emergency to April 30th

Chief Justice continues judicial state of emergency to April 30th

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Tennessee Supreme Court extends Order to Continue the Suspension of In-Person Court Proceedings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court decision to suspend in-person proceedings in all state and local courts in Tennessee, including but not limited to municipal, juvenile, general sessions, trial, and appellate courts, through March 31st, 2020 has been extended through April 30th, 2020.

To clarify, local and state courts of the State of Tennessee are open and will remain open subject to the provisions of Continuity of Operations Plan for the courts of Tennessee.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Clarksville City Court suspends March sessions due to Cornoavirus concerns

 

State’s Chief Justice declares judicial state of emergency

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – As ordered by the Tennessee Supreme Court on Friday, March 13th, 2020, Clarksville City Court has suspended all in-person judicial proceedings until April 1st.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Montgomery County Government Makes Changes Due to Concerns about Coronavirus

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Some Montgomery County Government Services have been altered in order to minimize the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The changes are due to an order from the Tennessee Supreme Court regarding court proceedings as well as the county’s decision to minimize the number of gatherings through the suspension of county facility rentals, and adjustments to employee practices for greater protection.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Attorneys’ Pro Bono Work Addresses Constant Need

 

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – The words “pro bono” — based on a Latin term meaning “for the public good” — might not mean much to anyone outside the legal profession. For most attorneys in Tennessee and around the country, though, pro bono work is a part of our culture that we take very seriously.

We consider it part of our ethical obligation to volunteer a portion of our time providing legal help, without a fee or at a substantially reduced fee, to people with limited resources.

Jacqueline B. Dixon, Esq.

Jacqueline B. Dixon, Esq.

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