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-Forth Emergency Order (Effective Immediately; Expires 11/1/2022)

The Supreme Court issued the Fifty-Forth Emergency Order extending the Court’s Fifty-Third 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-Fifth Emergency Order  (Effective September 1, 2022; Expires 11/1/2022)

The Supreme Court has issued the Fifty-Fifth Emergency Order that will replace the Fifty-Second Emergency Order on September 1, 2022.

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