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Tulsa County jury trials suspended until Jan. 11

Tulsa Co. jury trials delayed through Jan. 11
Posted at 11:51 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 12:51:37-05

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa County jury trials are suspended until January 11, 2021, according to the Tulsa County District Court.

Officials said jurors currently scheduled for jury during this time don't need to take any actions as they will be automatically excused if their summons date is within this time period.

Tulsa County District Court is striving to balance the needs of those in the court system with the safety of everyone involved. Everyone is encouraged to take responsibility and practice safety and social distancing
Tulsa County District Court

Officials announced other changes in current procedures due to the increase of COVID-19 in Tulsa County and surround areas.

  • Preliminary hearing matters requiring a witness to be called is suspended until Jan. 11, 2021
  • Family Division is eliminating all in-person trials and hearings until Jan. 4, 2021.
  • out of custody misdemeanor cases that do not involve DUI, Domestic Assault, or violence or threats of violence, will be continued until April 1, 2021. Misdemeanor matters involving DUI, Domestic Assault, or violence or threats of violence will continue to be set by assigned judges.

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