Information about evictions in process.
Civil Court proceedings in district and superior court have been stayed for (at least) the next 30 days (until further notice) (Which is April 15th). What this means practically is that no new court hearings will be scheduled for evictions or foreclosures.
However, previously scheduled lockouts by the sheriff’s department will go on as planned pending action by the governor or the County Commission or the District Court that directs the sheriff’s office to stop enforcing existing eviction orders. Legal advocates from across the state are pushing for a freeze on sheriff lockouts and summary ejectment notices. It is possible that someone will issue an order barring the sheriff’s office form carrying out lockouts/summary ejectment notices, but for now all scheduled eviction lockouts (around 75) are being enforced by the sheriff’s office.
These changes DO NOT suspend statutory deadlines for tenants who:
It is important that people understand that these obligations are still required even though District and Superior Court will not be hearing any new cases of any kind at least until April 15th.
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