An Executive Order to continue closure through May17th of the RI State Judiciary for non-emergency matters. Jury trials and all Superior Court grand jury proceedings are to be postponed and continued after May 17th.
Judicial buildings such as the Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal and Noel Judicial Complex in Kent County shall re-opened as of April 13 for emergency and essential matters.
Courts are urged to utilize videoconferencing If feasible. More information can be found at the Judiciary’s website www.courts.ri.gov.
The following criminal emergency and essential Rhode Island Superior cases are being heard:
The RI District Court is still carrying out arraignments for emergency and essential matters which includes:
If you are unsure your criminal case will be postponed or and need advice or guidance you can call (401) 861-1155 RI Criminal Defense Lawyer S. Joshua Macktaz, Esq. which continues to be available 24hrs and providing a FREE legal consultation and remote representation during the RI Court’s closures.