From: Patrick S. Flynn, Presiding Judge
Date: March 12, 2020
If you have the symptoms of an acute respiratory illness, and you are a prospective juror, a party or witness in a hearing, or have any business at the courthouse, please read this notice.
The 45th Judicial Circuit Court is taking precautions to maintain a safe and healthy court environment for all visitors and staff.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that individuals who have symptoms of acute respiratory illness which includes congestion, runny nose, cough, sore throat, fever, body aches, or fatigue stay home until they recover and are free of fever (100.4° F [37.8° C]) or greater using an oral thermometer), signs of a fever, and any other symptoms for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing or other symptom-altering medicines (e.g. cough suppressants).
Prospective jurors who have symptoms of acute respiratory illness are requested to stay home and not report for jury duty until they are free of fever (100.4° F [37.8° C]) or greater using an oral thermometer), signs of a fever, and any other symptoms for at least 24 hours, without the use of fever-reducing or other symptom-altering medicines (e.g. cough suppressants). If you are ill, do not report for duty and contact Lincoln County at (636) 528-0369 or in Pike County (573) 324-3112 Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 PM to reschedule your service.
If you have a pending court hearing in the next week, and you have symptoms of acute respiratory illness, please contact your lawyer and inform your lawyer of your illness so that a continuance can be sought. If you do not have an attorney and you have symptoms of acute respiratory illness, in Lincoln County, please call (636) 528-0369, in Pike County, please call (573) 324-5582 Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Please have your case number, court date, and court division available when you call.
If you are a witness in a hearing, and you have symptoms of acute respiratory illness, please contact the attorney or party that subpoenaed you and inform them of your illness so that other arrangements can be made to accommodate you.
THERE ARE NO JURY TRIALS SUMMONED AT THIS TIME
JURORS SUMMONED FOR MARCH 1, 2021 NEED TO APPEAR AT THE DESIGNATED LOCATION AS INSTRUCTED ON THE SUMMONS AND LETTER ENCLOSED WITH THE SUMMONS.
Pike County Courthouse
115 W Main Street
Bowling Green, MO 63334
Lincoln County Justice Center
45 Business Park Drive
Troy, MO 63379
For information regarding court proceedings in
Pike and Lincoln County please logon to courts.mo.gov and click the COVID-19 alerts from Missouri Courts.