Bloomberg Law
March 11, 2020, 5:29 PM

Remote Court Platforms Seeing Increased Virus-Related Business

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Providers of remote court appearance technology are getting more requests from new and existing clients as the coronavirus has spurs some courts to cease in-person hearings and others to temporarily shut down.

Courts have issued a range of orders in attempts to limit public exposure to the virus, from directions to attend hearings remotely, to self-quarantining if necessary. Courts in states including Washington, California, and Texas announced cancellations or other changes to their hearing schedules as a result of virus concerns, and others warned they may be headed in the same direction.

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