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COVID Research: What Is Considered to Be an Urgent Civil Matter That the Court Will Hear When it is Otherwise Closed Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Given the current global pandemic as a result of COVID-19, we at Alexi have decided to help by producing and distributing covid-related memos free of charge to help lawyers during these uncertain times. We’re calling this research series “COVID Research”.

We asked our advanced artificial intelligence Alexi to answer the following issue.

Issue: What is considered to be an urgent civil matter that the court will hear when the court is otherwise closed to the COVID-19 pandemic?

On March 15, the Superior Court of Justice released a Notice to the Profession, the Public and the Media Regarding Civil and Family Proceedings, March 15, 2020. It provided that all criminal, family, and civil matters scheduled to be heard on or after March 17, 2020, were to be adjourned. The Notice also provided that urgent matters continue to be heard. The Notice to the Profession sets out which matters are to be considered urgent and emergency matters. This includes, in particular...

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