Texas & Florida – Court Delay/Closures [Updated: 9/6/17]

Please Be Advised: Update as of 9/6/17 – Due to the incoming threat of Hurricane Irma, Chief Justice Jorge Labarga has issued an order closing most state courts in Florida on Friday, September 8th. Exceptions are: Escambia, Hardee, Highlands, Okaloosa,  Polk, Santa Rosa, and Walton Counties.

The below Florida counties have scheduled closings due to incoming Hurricane Irma, and if weather permits, will reopen at the mentioned dates below.

FLORIDA COUNTIES:
Brevard – Closing 9/8 – 9/12
Broward – Closing 9/7 – 9/11
Charlotte – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Citrus – Closing 9/8 – 9/11
Collier – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Columbia – Closing 9/8
De Soto – Closing 9/8
Dixie – Closing 9/8
Flagler – Closing 9/8 – 9/12
Glades – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Hamilton – Closing 9/8
Hendry – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Hernando – Closing 9/8 – 9/11
Hillsborough – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Indian River – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Lafayette – Closing 9/8
Lake – Closing 9/8 – 9/11
Lee – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Madison – Closing 9/8
Manatee – Closing 9/8
Marion – Closing 9/8 – 9/11
Martin – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Miami-Dade – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Monroe – Closing 9/6 – 9/8
Okeechobee – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Palm Beach – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Putnam – Closing 9/8 – 9/12
Sarasota – Closing 9/8
Seminole – Closing 9/8 – 9/11
St. Johns – Closing 9/8 – 9/12
St. Lucie – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Sumter – Closing 9/8
Suwannee – Closing 9/8
Taylor – Closing 9/8
Volusia – Closing 9/8 – 9/12

*Please Note: These dates could change and we will be closely monitoring the situation as it develops from our researchers and the Florida State government.

There have been no changes in the Texas Counties currently closed, they are listed below:

TEXAS COUNTIES:
Aransas – Closed
Hardin – Closed
Harris – Closed
Orange – Closed until 9/11
Refugio – Closed
Wharton – Closed

If you have any questions, please contact our offices directly and we will be happy to assist you.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team

 

Texas & Florida – Court Delay/Closures [Updated: 9/6/17]

Please Be Advised: While most of the areas in Texas and Louisiana are now open as of 9/6/17, minus the select few below in Texas, there are still delays in some areas. Our researchers are still playing catchup due to the Storm, as well as the court holiday on Monday for Labor Day.

The below Florida counties have scheduled closings due to incoming Hurricane Irma, and if weather permits, will reopen at the mentioned dates below.

FLORIDA COUNTIES:
Brevard – Closing 9/8 – 9/12
Indian River – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Martin – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Miami-Dade – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Monroe – Closed 9/6 – 9/8
Okeechobee – Closing 9/7 – 9/8
Seminole – Closing 9/8 – 9/11
St. Lucie – Closing 9/7 – 9/8

TEXAS COUNTIES:
Aransas – Closed
Hardin – Closed
Harris – Closed
Orange – Closed until 9/11
Refugio – Closed
Wharton – Closed

If you have any questions, please contact our offices directly and we will be happy to assist you.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team

Florida – Upcoming Court Closures

Please Be Advised: Due to the incoming threat of Hurricane Irma, the following Florida Counties have already planned closings.

These are planned closings as of today, 9/5/2017, but are not guaranteed to reopen on the dates listed below. It depends on the potential storm damage that could happen in each county.

FLORIDA:
Miami-Dade – Closing 9/7 to 9/11
Monroe – Closing 9/6 to 9/11

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns and we will be happy to assist you.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team

Texas & Louisiana – Court Delay Updates [Updated: 9/5/17]

Please Be Advised: The following Texas Counties are still closed as of today 9/5/17:

TEXAS:
Aransas – Closed
Hardin – Closed
Goliad – Closed
Hardin – Closed
Harris – Closed
Orange – Closed
Refugio – Closed
Wharton – Closed

The following Texas Counties resumed normal operation today, 9/5/17. Though these courts are now open, there will still be delays in getting searches processed due to backlog from closures:

TEXAS:
Brazoria – Opened Today
Chambers – Opened Today
Fort Bend – Opened Today
Jefferson – Opened Today
Matagorda – Opened Today
Nueces – Opened Today
San Patricio – Opened Today
Palo Pinto – Opened Today
Victoria – Opened Today

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our offices directly and we will be happy to assist you.

 

***FULL LIST OF AFFECTED COUNTIES AS OF: 9/5/2017***

*These are counties that either were closed, or had delays since the beginning of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey. There will be delays in searches throughout these areas.

TX COUNTIES

Aransas
Austin
Bee
Brazoria
Brazos
Caldwell
Calhoun
Cameron
Chambers
Childress
Colorado
DeWitt
Fayette
Fort Bend
Galveston
Goliad
Grimes
Hardin
Harris
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Lavaca
Liberty
Matagorda
Montgomery
Nueces
Newton
Orange
Polk
Refugio
Sabine
San Jacinto
San Patricio
Tyler
Victoria
Waller
Wharton

LA PARISHES

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Evangeline
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson Davis
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Natchitoches
Orleans
Pointe Coupee
Sabine
St James
St John the Baptist
St Landry
St Martin
St Mary
Terrebonne
Vermilion
Vernon
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

Thank you,

SPI Researchers Team

Texas & Louisiana – Court Delay Updates [Updated: 9/1/17]

Please Be Advised: As of 9/1/2017 all Texas Court information on closures listed on the update from yesterday 8/31/2017 is still effective. There have been no changes in these particular areas and we are now seeing more and more results come in throughout all affected counties that are now open.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding a particular county/jurisdiction, please contact our offices directly and we will be happy to assist you with your questions.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team


**UPDATE FROM 8/31/2017:

Please Be Advised: As of 8/31/2017 all Louisiana Parishes should be open for normal operation. Starting tomorrow Friday 9/1/17, all LA areas should start to see more work get completed and results coming in more quickly once the back log is cleared up.

The below Texas Counties or Courts are still closed or will be opening Tuesday 9/5/17 (Please note that this information is tentative and could change at any time):

TEXAS:
Aransas – Closed
Chambers – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Fort Bend – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Goliad – Closed
Hardin – Closed
Harris – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Jasper – Closed
Jefferson – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Matagorda – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Refugio – Closed
Victoria – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Wharton – Closed

 

***FULL LIST OF AFFECTED COUNTIES AS OF: 8/31/2017***

*These are counties that either were closed, or had delays since the beginning of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.

TX COUNTIES

Aransas
Austin
Bee
Brazoria
Brazos
Caldwell
Calhoun
Cameron
Chambers
Childress
Colorado
DeWitt
Fayette
Fort Bend
Galveston
Goliad
Grimes
Hardin
Harris
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Lavaca
Liberty
Matagorda
Montgomery
Nueces
Newton
Orange
Polk
Refugio
Sabine
San Jacinto
San Patricio
Tyler
Victoria
Waller
Wharton

LA PARISHES

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Evangeline
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson Davis
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Natchitoches
Orleans
Pointe Coupee
Sabine
St James
St John the Baptist
St Landry
St Martin
St Mary
Terrebonne
Vermilion
Vernon
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

SPI Offices Closed – Labor Day (9/4/2017)

To All Clients/Vendors –

SPI’s Offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4th for Labor Day. We will be returning to the office on Tuesday, Sept. 5th for normal business hours, 8:00AM CST – 5:00PM CST.

We hope everyone has a great Labor Day and weekend!

Please contact our offices if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team

Texas & Louisiana – Court Delay Updates

Please Be Advised: As of 8/31/2017 all Louisiana Parishes should be open for normal operation. Starting tomorrow Friday 9/1/17, all LA areas should start to see more work get completed and results coming in more quickly once the back log is cleared up.

The below Texas Counties or Courts are still closed or will be opening Tuesday 9/5/17 (Please note that this information is tentative and could change at any time):

TEXAS:
Aransas – Closed
Chambers – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Fort Bend – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Goliad – Closed
Hardin – Closed
Harris – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Jasper – Closed
Jefferson – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Matagorda – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Refugio – Closed
Victoria – Opens 9/5 (Tues)
Wharton – Closed

 

***FULL LIST OF AFFECTED COUNTIES AS OF: 8/31/2017***

*These are counties that either were closed, or had delays since the beginning of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.

TX COUNTIES

Aransas
Austin
Bee
Brazoria
Brazos
Caldwell
Calhoun
Cameron
Chambers
Childress
Colorado
DeWitt
Fayette
Fort Bend
Galveston
Goliad
Grimes
Hardin
Harris
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Lavaca
Liberty
Matagorda
Montgomery
Nueces
Newton
Orange
Polk
Refugio
Sabine
San Jacinto
San Patricio
Tyler
Victoria
Waller
Wharton

LA PARISHES

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Evangeline
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson Davis
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Natchitoches
Orleans
Pointe Coupee
Sabine
St James
St John the Baptist
St Landry
St Martin
St Mary
Terrebonne
Vermilion
Vernon
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

Texas & Louisiana – Weather Delay Updates

Please Be Advised: As of 8/31/2017, the following Texas Counties have been added to the Presidential Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance and Public Assistance. These jurisdictions will experience delays in having searches processed, which include:

TEXAS:
Colorado
Fayette
Hardin
Jasper
Jefferson
Montgomery
Newton
Orange
Sabine
San Jacinto
Waller

The following Louisiana Parishes have been issued an emergency declaration:

LOUISIANA:
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Jefferson Davis
Vermilion

Most parishes in Louisiana will be reopened on Thursday, 8/31/2017, however, we will still experience delays throughout these areas as the recovery process begins.

***FULL LIST OF AFFECTED COUNTIES AS OF: 8/31/2017***

TX COUNTIES

Aransas
Austin
Bee
Brazoria
Brazos
Caldwell
Calhoun
Cameron
Chambers
Childress
Colorado
DeWitt
Fayette
Fort Bend
Galveston
Goliad
Grimes
Hardin
Harris
Jackson
Jasper
Jefferson
Lavaca
Liberty
Matagorda
Montgomery
Nueces
Newton
Orange
Polk
Refugio
Sabine
San Jacinto
San Patricio
Tyler
Victoria
Waller
Wharton

LA PARISHES

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Evangeline
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson Davis
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Natchitoches
Orleans
Pointe Coupee
Sabine
St James
St John the Baptist
St Landry
St Martin
St Mary
Terrebonne
Vermilion
Vernon
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

 

If you have any questions, or concerns, please contact our offices directly.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team

 

Weather Delays – LA & TX

Please Be Advised: Listed below is our current list of jurisdictions affected by the recent Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.

AFFECTED COUNTIES AS OF: 8/30/2017

TX COUNTIES

Aransas
Austin
Bee
Brazoria
Brazos
Caldwell
Calhoun
Cameron
Chambers
Childress
Colorado
DeWitt
Fort Bend
Galveston
Goliad
Grimes
Hardin
Harris
Jackson
Jasper
Lavaca
Liberty
Matagorda
Montgomery
Nueces
Newton
Orange
Polk
Refugio
San Jacinto
San Patricio
Tyler
Victoria
Waller
Wharton

LA PARISHES

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Evangeline
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson Davis
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Natchitoches
Orleans
Pointe Coupee
Sabine
St James
St John the Baptist
St Landry
St Martin
St Mary
Terrebonne
Vermilion
Vernon
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

 

If you have any questions about certain areas, please contact our offices directly.

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers Team

Weather Delays – Hurricane Harvey – LA & TX

Please Be Advised: Due to the incoming threat of Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf Coast, there will be delays in Louisiana and Texas throughout the coastal counties.

We do not yet know the extent to how long these delays will be, but we are monitoring the storm and will post any updates that we get. Please expect some significant delays in jurisdictions that are most affected by the flooding.

AFFECTED COUNTIES AS OF: 8/30/2017

TX COUNTIES

Aransas
Austin
Bee
Brazoria
Brazos
Caldwell
Calhoun
Cameron
Chambers
Childress
Colorado
DeWitt
Fort Bend
Galveston
Goliad
Grimes
Hardin
Harris
Jackson
Jasper
Lavaca
Liberty
Matagorda
Montgomery
Nueces
Newton
Orange
Polk
Refugio
San Jacinto
San Patricio
Tyler
Victoria
Waller
Wharton

LA PARISHES

Acadia
Allen
Ascension
Assumption
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Evangeline
Grant
Iberia
Iberville
Jefferson Davis
Lafayette
Lafourche
Livingston
Natchitoches
Orleans
Pointe Coupee
Sabine
St James
St John the Baptist
St Landry
St Martin
St Mary
Terrebonne
Vermilion
Vernon
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

 

If you have any questions about certain areas, please contact our offices directly.

If you are someone in the landfall area, please take proper precautions and stay safe!

Thank you,

– SPI Researchers