Estate Litigation & COVID-19: COVID-19 Notice No. 24 was issued by Chief Justice Hinkson on May 26, 2020, which declared that parties not appearing Court in-person as a result of safety measures taken in light of COVID-19 must file their affidavits of service or delivery.
On June 3, the Honourable Chief Justice Christopher E. Hinkson made directions regarding the resumption of further court operations, subsequent to the suspension of regular operations on March 19, 2020. In COVID-19 Notice No. 25, Chief Justice Hinkson outlines procedure for some of the court operations that will start to resume, but cautions that "[d]ue to the fluidity of the situation, the Court will continue to be guided by public health recommendations, and further adjustments to Court processes may be required" (para 2).