Update - 09/21/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Yalobusha, MS - Reopened on 09/17/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
n/a

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Attala, MS - One of the court clerks is out due to COVID, causing delays for our researchers.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--**Yellowstone, MT - The courts will be closed while they are installing new software, the current ETA for the installation is 09/28/2021. Once they reopen, they will be limiting researchers to one hour a day. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Benton, TN - The courts are short-staffed due to COVID, and the researchers are seeing delays.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 21, 20:57 UTC
Update - 09/20/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Yalobusha, MS - Reopened on 09/17/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
n/a

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Attala, MS - One of the court clerks is out due to COVID, causing delays for our researchers.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Benton, TN - The courts are short-staffed due to COVID, and the researchers are seeing delays.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 20, 21:19 UTC
Update - 09/17/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Yalobusha, MS - Reopened on 09/17/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
n/a

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Attala, MS - One of the court clerks is out due to COVID, causing delays for our researchers.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--**Benton, TN - The courts are short-staffed due to COVID, and the researchers are seeing delays.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 17, 20:08 UTC
Update - 09/16/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. **Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. **The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021. **The public access terminal in the Justice court is down as of 09/09 and is not expected to be repaired until 09/13.
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
-- Yalobusha, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted reports .01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--**Attala, MS - One of the court clerks is out due to COVID, causing delays for our researchers.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 16, 20:41 UTC
Update - 09/15/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. **Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. **The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021. **The public access terminal in the Justice court is down as of 09/09 and is not expected to be repaired until 09/13.
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
-- Yalobusha, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted reports .01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 15, 20:42 UTC
Update - 09/14/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. **Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. **The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021. **The public access terminal in the Justice court is down as of 09/09 and is not expected to be repaired until 09/13.
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
-- Yalobusha, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted reports .01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 14, 20:56 UTC
Update - 09/13/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. **Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. **The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021. **The public access terminal in the Justice court is down as of 09/09 and is not expected to be repaired until 09/13.
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Yalobusha, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted reports .01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 13, 20:46 UTC
Update - 09/10/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. **Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. **The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021. **The public access terminal in the Justice court is down as of 09/09 and is not expected to be repaired until 09/13.
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
-- **Yalobusha, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted reports .01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--**Greene, MS - Clerk assistance is needed and the clerks are currently behind on these requests. Expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 10, 20:27 UTC
Update - 09/09/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened 08/24/2021
--Schley, GA - Reopened 09/09/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. **Our researchers are having difficulty completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened on 09/02/2021. **The court is limiting researchers to one visit a week. Expect delays.
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021. **The public access terminal in the Justice court is down as of 09/09 and is not expected to be repaired until 09/13.
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened 09/07/02021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
-- None

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
**--Ware, GA - Our researchers are back in the court and we are working to complete all pending searches as quickly as possible.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
**--Lewis and Clark, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is operating with limited staff. Please expect delays.
**--Silver Bow, MT - Searches must be conducted by clerks. The court is currently backlogged with requests. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all District court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
**--Shelby, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. The file pull process is cumbersome and slow. Please expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 9, 20:59 UTC
Update - 09/08/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened on 09/07/02021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened on 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on a08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened 09/02/2021
--Chickasaw, MS - Reopened on 09/08/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Prentiss, MS - Reopened on 09/08/2021
--Hardeman, TN - Reopened on 09/08/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Schley, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/13/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.001%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--Wayne, GA - The researchers are having difficulties completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect Delays.
--Ware, GA - The researchers in this jurisdiction have been exposed to COVID, expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 8, 20:42 UTC
Update - 09/07/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Gibson, TN - Reopened on 09/07/02021
--Oglethorpe, GA - Reopened on 09/07/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on a08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened 09/02/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Schley, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/13/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.001%
--Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.003%
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--**Wayne, GA - The researchers are having difficulties completing searches in this jurisdiction. Expect Delays.
--Ware, GA - The researchers in this jurisdiction have been exposed to COVID, expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--**Jefferson, LA - The court's record-keeping system is down due to ransomware. This will only affect records with possible records, expect delays.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 7, 20:43 UTC
Update - 09/03/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on a08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Grant, KY - Reopened 09/03/2021
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened 09/02/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Oglethorpe, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.001%
--Schley, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/13/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.0%
--Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.003%
--Gibson, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.02%%
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--Ware, GA - The researchers in this jurisdiction have been exposed to COVID, expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 3, 19:23 UTC
Update - 09/02/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on a08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Lincoln, KY - Reopened 09/02/2021
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Oglethorpe, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.001%
--Schley, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/13/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.0%
--Grant, KY - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.03%
--Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.003%
--**Gibson, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.02%
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--Ware, GA - The researchers in this jurisdiction have been exposed to COVID, expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 2, 20:48 UTC
Update - 09/01/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on a08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Oglethorpe, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.0%
--**Schley, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/13/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.0%
--Grant, KY - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.05%
--Lincoln, KY - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.01%
--Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--**Ware, GA - The researchers in this jurisdiction have been exposed to COVID, expect delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Sep 1, 20:53 UTC
Update - 08/31/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--**Oglethorpe, GA - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.0%
--**Grant, KY - ETA of reopening is unknown ; Impacted Reports: 0.05%
--Lincoln, KY - ETA of reopening is unknown ; Impacted Reports: 0.01%
--Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.003%
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021 ; Impacted Reports: 0.01%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Taylor, GA - Orders that require clerk assistance will be delayed.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 31, 21:13 UTC
Update - 08/30/2021

Reopened Counties:
--Effingham, GA - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Itawamba, MS - Reopened on 08/30/2021
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Lawrence, TN - Reopened on 08/30/2021

Closed Counties:
--Lincoln, KY - ETA of reopening is unknown; Impacted Reports: 0.01%
--Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.002%
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.004%
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021; Impacted Reports: 0.001%

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the public terminals; however, our researcher is able to conduct searches by sending in daily lists to the clerks. Expect Delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Taylor, GA - Orders that require clerk assistance will be delayed.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 30, 21:16 UTC
Update - 08/27/2021:

Reopened Counties:
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.

Closed Counties:
--Effingham, GA - ETA of reopening is 08/30/2021
--Lincoln, KY - ETA of reopening is 08/30/2021
--**Chickasaw, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021
--Hardeman, TN - ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021
--Lawrence, TN - No ETA on reopening date. Clear searches will not be affected.

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--**Dougherty, GA - The court is requiring appointments and limiting the number of appointments that each researcher can make each week. Expect delays
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--**Taylor, GA - Orders that require clerk assistance will be delayed.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 27, 21:16 UTC
Update - 08/26/2021:

Reopened Counties:
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.

Closed Counties:
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the PAT’s and the clerks will not provide any assistance. No ETA on reopening date.
--Effingham, GA - **ETA of reopening is 08/30/2021
--Lincoln, KY - **ETA of reopening is 08/30/2021
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021
--**Hardeman, TN - **ETA of reopening is 09/07/2021
--Lawrence, TN - No ETA on reopening date. Clear searches will not be affected.

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
--Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 26, 21:15 UTC
Update - 08/25/2021:

Reopened Counties:
--Jenkins, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Quitman, GA - Reopened on 08/24/2021
--Wayne, GA - Reopened on 08/23/2021. Proof of vaccination is required for researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened on 08/20/2021 by appointment only. Still expect some delays.

Closed Counties:
--Kings, CA - The court has shut down all of the PAT’s and the clerks will not provide any assistance. No ETA on reopening date.
--Effingham, GA - **ETA of reopening is 08/30/2021
--Lincoln, KY - **ETA of reopening is 08/30/2021
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021
—**Lawrence, TN - No ETA on reopening date. Clear searches will not be affected.

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing at the courts. In Washington County, District court searches must be completed by the clerks. The court is short-staffed. Please expect delays.
—**Maricopa, AZ - Courts are open with reduced staff and social distancing restrictions. Expect extended delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
—**Montcalm, MI - Court is short-staffed due to summer vacations and COVID. Please expect delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 25, 21:00 UTC
Update - 8/24/2021:

Reopened Counties:
--Jenkins, GA
--Quitman, GA

Closed Counties:
--Kings, CA -- The court has shut down all of the PAT’s and the clerks will not provide any assistance. No ETA on reopening date.
--Lincoln, KY - No ETA on reopening date
--**Effingham, GA - No ETA on reopening date
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Wayne, GA - Reopened, but requiring proof of vaccination for the researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened by appointment only. Still expect some delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 24, 20:55 UTC
Update - 08/23/2021:

Reopened Counties:
--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened by appointment only. Still expect some delays.
--Wayne, GA - Reopened, but requiring proof of vaccination for the researchers and the public. Still expect some delays.

Closed Counties:
--Lincoln, KY - No ETA on reopening date
--Jenkins, GA - No ETA on reopening date
--Quitman, GA - *NEW reopening ETA - 8/24*
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date
--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing.
--Kings, CA - The online record-keeping system is offline. However, researchers are able to complete searches by mailing in requests. Expect major delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 23, 20:53 UTC
Monitoring - 8/20/2021:

Counties Closed due to COVID:
--Lincoln, KY - No ETA on reopening date
**--Jenkins, GA - No ETA on reopening date
**--Wayne, GA - No ETA on reopening date
**--Quitman, GA - No ETA on reopening date
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date
**--Prentiss, MS - ETA of reopening is 09/01/2021

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing.
**--Kings, CA - The online record-keeping system is offline. However, researchers are able to complete searches by mailing in requests. Expect major delays.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Newton, GA - The court is open, but the record-keeping system is currently down. No ETA at this time.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
**--Lauderdale, TN - Reopened by appointment only, still expect delays.

**New Closure or Delay
Aug 20, 20:56 UTC
Identified - *We will post a new update to the status page every day with any changes and re-opened counties*

8/19/2021:

Counties Closed due to COVID:
--Lauderdale, TN - ETA of reopening is 08/20/2021
--Lincoln, KY - No ETA on reopening date
--Itawamba, MS - No ETA on reopening date

Delayed Counties:
--AR - All counties across the state are experiencing delays due to spikes in COVID cases and understaffing.
--Baldwin, GA - The court is limiting how many appointments the researchers are allowed to make. Expect delays.
--Clayton, GA - There is very limited access to the courts at this time. Expect major delays.
--Pershing, NV - The court is short-staffed due to COVID, and all the district court searches need to be completed by the clerks.
--Coffee, TN - The court is short-staffed due to COVID. Cases requiring clerk assistance may be delayed.
--Davidson, TN - Searches with older possible cases require files to be pulled. Files can only be pulled by the clerks who are not in the court every day. Expect delays.
Aug 19, 22:41 UTC
Update - 09/20/2021: The Hampden, MA courthouse is still closed for mold, and searches with possible records are still unable to be completed. We are continuing to monitor this and will send you any updates.
Sep 20, 19:02 UTC
Update - 09/17/2021: The Hampden, MA courthouse is still closed for mold, and searches with possible records are still unable to be completed. We are continuing to monitor this and will send you any updates.
Sep 17, 16:02 UTC
Monitoring - 09/07/2021: The Hampden, MA courthouse is still closed for mold, and searches with possible records are still unable to be completed. We are continuing to monitor this and will send you any updates.
Sep 7, 20:36 UTC
Identified - 09/01/2021: The Hampden, MA courthouse is currently closed for mold. The researchers are able to complete most searches here, but reports with possible records will be delayed. There is no ETA for when this will be back open.

*This will not affect all searches*
Sep 1, 20:52 UTC
Identified - 09/17/2021: The Henry, KY courthouse is moving locations beginning on Monday, September 20th. They are expected to open the new location on September 27th. All searches will be affected and none will be completed during this time.
Sep 17, 20:37 UTC
Monitoring - 09/10/2021: The Cook, IL county courts are still experiencing these intermittent minor outages that are causing delays. We will continue to monitor this and notify you of any changes.
Sep 10, 20:33 UTC
Identified - 09/02/2021: The Cook, IL county courts are experiencing intermittent minor outages that are causing some delays for our researchers, but these outages are entirely unpredictable. Expect delays. We will continue to keep in contact with the courts and notify you of any major outages that last an extended period of time.
Sep 2, 22:15 UTC
Monitoring - 04/16/2021 Update

International Criminal: Some countries have opened but will still be experiencing some delays, including Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Canada Provincial jurisdictions, Australia, and United Kingdom.

International Verifications: International employment/education verifications may also be intermittently delayed depending on school/business closures due to COVID; verification attempts are continuing to be made.
Apr 16, 16:43 UTC
Update - Please expect delays for criminal orders out of: China, Guam, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, and Poland.
Apr 2, 00:53 UTC
Update - In addition to delays in China and Italy, please expect delays for criminal orders out of Poland.
Mar 17, 22:53 UTC
Identified - Expected Fix Date: TBD

Please expect delays for criminal orders out of China and Italy. International employment/education verifications may also be intermittently delayed depending on school/business closures at the time verification attempts are being made.
Mar 13, 20:19 UTC
Past Incidents
Sep 22, 2021

No incidents reported today.

Sep 21, 2021

Unresolved incident: COVID Court Closures and General Delays.

Sep 20, 2021

Unresolved incident: [Delays] Possible Cases out of Hampden, MA.

Sep 19, 2021

No incidents reported.

Sep 18, 2021

No incidents reported.

Sep 17, 2021

Unresolved incident: [Closure] Henry, KY.

Sep 16, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Resolved - 09/15/2021: The Maryland online case system is back online and searches are now able to be completed. Please expect some delays as the researchers are working through these.
Sep 15, 18:18 UTC
Identified - 09/13/2021: The Maryland online system is currently down and ALL searches are unable to be completed at this time. There is no ETA for when this should be back up, but we will continue to monitor this and notify you of any updates. https://www.mdcourts.gov/casesearchoutage
Sep 13, 21:01 UTC
Sep 14, 2021
Sep 13, 2021
Resolved - 09/13/2021: The NV DMV is back online and MVRs are now processing normally. MVRs held due to the outage should be fulfilled within the next three hours.
Sep 13, 21:43 UTC
Monitoring - 09/10/2021: The Nevada DMV is still offline and MVRs are unavailable in the state. We will continue to monitor this and notify you of any changes.
Sep 10, 20:32 UTC
Identified - 09/07/2021: The Nevada online DMV is currently offline and MVRs are unavailable at this time. We are in contact with the state on how we can resolve this and will update you as we learn more.
Sep 7, 16:29 UTC
Sep 12, 2021

No incidents reported.

Sep 11, 2021

No incidents reported.

Sep 10, 2021
Resolved - 09/10/2021: The majority of the courts in Louisiana and Mississippi have reopened post-Hurricane Ida. The only courts still CLOSED are: Wilkinson, MS & St. James, St. Helena, and Livingston, LA.
Sep 10, 20:12 UTC
Update - 09/08/2021: Some courts still remain closed in Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional county courts have reopened:

Re-opened Counties:
Louisiana - St. John the Baptist & Natchitoches
ALREADY OPEN: Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, St. Landry, Tensas, & Union
Mississippi - Pike & Jackson
ALREADY OPEN: Forrest, Green, Hancock, Harrison, & Itawamba
Sep 8, 20:06 UTC
Monitoring - 09/02/2021: Some courts in Louisiana and Mississippi remain closed post-Hurricane Ida. The list of courts that have reopened is below; please expect some delays as researchers complete searches.

Re-opened Counties:
Louisiana - Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, St. Landry, Tensas, & Union
Mississippi - Forrest, Green, Hancock, Harrison, & Itawamba
Sep 2, 16:10 UTC
Update - We are continuing to work on a fix for this issue.
Aug 30, 17:51 UTC
Identified - 08/30/2021: The majority of Louisiana Courts are closed due to Hurricane Ida. There is currently no ETA of when these will reopen, but we will keep in contact with the courts and notify you of any changes.
Aug 30, 17:39 UTC
Sep 9, 2021
Sep 8, 2021
Resolved - 09/08/2021: The Gretna Alere Laboratory has restored power and operations. They will be working 24/7 shifts over the coming days to get caught up and thru the backlog of specimens. From collections 8/27 forward, expect reporting delays until they are caught up.
Sep 8, 20:00 UTC
Identified - 09/03/2021: Due to Hurricane Ida’s impact on the Alere Laboratory in LA, lab drug screening times maybe be delayed 1-2 business days. We will continue to monitor this and keep you updated.
Sep 3, 17:59 UTC