Please see the Documents page for a copy of this Court's Order Regarding Judicial Emergency that is currently in effect (includes the Chief Justice's Order Declaring a Statewide Judicial Emergency), a copy of the Chief Justice's first order extending the Judicial Emergency, and a copy of the Supreme Court's Order modifying the Juvenile Court Rule regarding video-conferencing hearings. The Chief Justice's second order extending the Judicial Emergency is now available. May 19, 2020
Juvenile Court's Modified Order Regarding Judicial Emergency (including the Chief Judge's Order Establishing Guidelines for In-Person Court Proceedings Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit and this Court's Memo Regarding Participating in Court Hearings Via Video Conferencing) is now available.
We will be using Zoom to video conference hearings. Sign up here: https://zoom.us
You can set up a free account and that will allow all lawyers and parties to "Zoom In" and participate in our hearings.
For more information on participating in hearings via video conferencing, see this Court's Memo Regarding Participating in Hearings Via Video Conference on the Documents Page.
Note: The Judge's audio comes through the Courtroom feed along with all other in-person participants. Be sure to select "Gallery View" on your Zoom feed for the best video-conference experience.
Notice is hereby given that the Walker County Juvenile Court will be conducting Dependency hearings by video conference on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The courtroom will not be open to the public. The public may view hearings that would be open to the public on our YouTube channel, linked below.
Beginning July 27, 2020, in-person hearings for non-essential matters are suspended and video conference hearings that are open to the public will be live streamed on YouTube.