The Judicial Branch provides essential, constitutionally mandated services for the public. While this requires business to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking every possible step to minimize risk. We are continually making changes that will ensure access to the courts while protecting the health and safety of court personnel and the public.
“I appreciate the hard work and determination of the public, the legal community and court personnel who are quickly adapting to these changes,” Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. said. “As difficult as these restrictions may be, the Judicial Branch must do its part to practice stringent social distancing while providing essential, constitutionally mandated services. The health and safety of all of us depend on it.”
We’ve escalated the Judicial Branch response to COVID-19 as the need for social distancing has become even more critical. Please see the Supreme Court orders, news releases and other documents on the right side of this page for details. This information will also be available on our