News and Information on the Coronavirus for Georgia’s Judiciary

The April 15 deadline for all judges to file their Annual Disclosure Report required by Rule 3.15 of the Georgia Code of Judicial Conduct with the Supreme Court of Georgia has been tolled by the Chief Justice’s March 14, 2020 Order Declaring a Statewide Judicial Emergency. Rule 3.15 reports will be due no later than 32 days after the Statewide Judicial Emergency Order (which may be extended) expires. Judges may still file their reports before the deadline at https://www.gasupreme.us/rule315form.

2018 Judicial Council Pandemic Bench Guide

Tools for Courts

Supplies for Courts



Guidance on Grand Jury Proceedings Under the Chief Justice’s Second Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency


Guidance on the Continued Authority of Grand Juries Impaneled Prior to the Issuance of the Chief Justice’s Order Declaring Statewide Emergency


Guidance on the Extension of Deadlines and Time Limits Defined by Reference to Terms of Court Under the Chief Justice’s Order Declaring Statewide Emergency


Guidance on Tolling Statutes of Limitation


Guidance on Tolling of Filing Deadlines


Updated Guidance Regarding Judiciary Response to COVID-19


Amendments to Court Rules


Best Practices for Screening Visitors at the Entrance of a Courthouse


Georgia Department of Public Health Administrative Order and Isolation Protocol 3/23/20


Memo to Courts from DDS


Zoom for Teleconferencing


DocuSign for Court Orders


Sample Telework Policies and Agreement

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