Miami-Dade courts will remain closed Tuesday and Wednesday following Hurricane Irma, with Broward and Palm Beach courts, the Florida Supreme Court, federal courts and Florida Bar closed through at least Tuesday.
Miami’s Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building will open Wednesday, but only for bond hearings starting at 9 a.m., according to the court’s public information officer.
Broward courts will be closed Tuesday, with reopening expected Wednesday, according to the emergency hotline.
The Palm Beach Clerk and Comptroller’s Office will also remain closed Tuesday, according to the office’s emergency hotline. Its reopening date will depend on damage to government buildings and restoration of power. Jury duty and all hearings are canceled in the county courts.
Federal district and bankruptcy courts in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties are closed Tuesday.
The Florida Supreme Court will also be closed Tuesday, along with the Office of State Courts Administrator. Emergency filings for all state appellate courts should be emailed to email@example.com.
Monroe County courts are closed until further notice, and Southwest Florida’s circuit court—Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties—is closed through the end of the week, according to the Florida Supreme Court.