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Resources: Court Operating Status Information

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DC Superior Court

You can find the most up-to-date information about the Current Court Operating Status here.

Remote hearings:

The DC Courts have set up remote hearing sites for people who need computer or internet access to participate in their remote hearings. You can find the locations and how to use these sites here.

The DC Superior Court is holding remote hearings in many types of cases. Some cases are also being heard in-person.

You should check the Current Court Operating Status for the latest updates on what types of cases are being held. You can also read the full, detailed order about case types being heard here. If your case type is not listed it will be rescheduled.

Jurors should visit to complete the juror questionnaire, defer jury duty service and make requests to be excused from jury duty service online.


Update: As of July 12, 2021, all clerk's offices are open for in-person service. You can find a list of all in-person court services open here.


If you need to file a document in a case you can still do this electronically. Below is contact information if you have questions about filing something in your case:

You can find the most up-to-date information about the Office of Administrative Hearings Modified Operations here.

All hearings are being held by phone or video congerence at this time. OAH is open to walk-in visitors 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

New cases can be filed by email to, by mail, or by fax.

Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, the OAH Resource Center is currently not open for walk-in visits. To speak with someone with the Resource Center, call (202) 442-9094 during regular business hours and select option 4 from the main menu. You can also email your questions to

  • Request an Emergency Hearing in a Public Benefits Case (Medicaid, Personal Care Aides, Shelter, Rental Assistance, SNAP, TANF, Interim Disability Assistance, Health Benefit Exchange, Nursing/Group Home cases)
  • For information about Public Benefits cases, call (202)671-0055.
  • For information about Unemployment Insurance cases, call (202)442-8175.
  • For information about all other types of cases, call (202)442-9094.


On March 17, 2020, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a standing order related to COVID-19 that covers both itself and the Bankruptcy Court. You can read more here:

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