Texas & Florida – Court Delay/Closures [Updated: 9/7/17]

Please Be Advised: Update as of 9/7/17 – Due to the incoming threat of Hurricane Irma, Chief Justice Jorge Labarga has issued an order closing ALL 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:
ALL COUNTIES – CLOSING 9/8 (Exceptions: Escambia, Hardee, Highlands, Okaloosa, Polk, Santa Rosa and Walton)
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.

Please see below for Texas Counties currently closed, they are listed below:

TEXAS COUNTIES:
Aransas – Closed
Hardin – Closed until 9/11 (Limited Staff: 9/7 – 9/8 for 4 hours)
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