In Re: COVID-19
THIS ORDER SUPERSEDES THIS COURT’S ORDER ON MARCH 17, 2020.
WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared that the outbreak of COVID-19 is a worldwide pandemic,
WHEREAS, the Missouri Supreme Court has instructed courts in this state to “prepare for potential infection in their community”;
WHEREAS, the Missouri Supreme Court has directed its courts to “consider strategies to prevent the spread of respiratory germs into, within, and between facilities.”
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and until further order of this Court, that :
The Municipal Court Office will be closed to the public from the date of this order through Friday, April 03, 2020 and this time period may be extended as circumstances warrant. Court appearance/dockets will be cancelled from this date until April 17, 2020.
During this time, individuals will have access to Court staff through the following contacts:
COURT PHONE NUMBER: (573) 339-6323
COURT WEB SITE: www.cityofcape.org/court
COURT FAX NUMBER: (573) 339-6308
COURT MAILING ADDRESS: 2536 Maria Louise Lane; Cape Girardeau; MO 63701
COURT E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have an upcoming court date, the court staff will be sending you a summons with a new court date at your last known address. If you need to update your address please contact court staff. If you have an attorney please contact your attorney regarding your court date. You will still be able to pay tickets on-line at our website and you can make any court filings through the mail or fax. You may also check dockets on-line at www.cityofcape.org/court. We will update them as soon as we have set court dates. For City of Cape Girardeau Prosecuting Attorney matters, please contact his office at (573) 339-6324 .
If you have any questions as to this Administrative Order, please contact the Clerk of the Court, Jenea Stafford at 573-339-6323.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
March 24, 2020
Municipal Court Judge
City of Cape Girardeau, MO