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March 6, 2020, 9:41 PM

Delaware’s Chancery Increasing Dial-In Court Due to Coronavirus

Leslie A. Pappas
Leslie A. Pappas
Staff Correspondent

Delaware’s Court of Chancery will start holding hearings by telephone whenever “practicable and efficient to do so” in response to concerns over the coronavirus.

“The Court will conduct conferences and hearings telephonically when it believes it would practicable and efficient to do so and will promptly consider any request by the parties to change a hearing from being held in-person to a telephonic hearing,” Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard said in a standing order issued Friday.

For trials or hearings that can’t be held over the telephone, the court asked attorneys to provide notice if such an in-person proceeding would require ...

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