COVID - 19

COVID - 19 IMPACT
In response to the CDC guidelines and local government orders, The Mussalli Law Firm has implemented changes to our existing in-office work schedules and staffing protocols for the health, safety and welfare of our valued team members and clients and to do our part in stopping the spread of COVID-19. We remain committed to serving our clients’ needs, including as may be necessary on a time-sensitive basis. We are closely monitoring all pending litigation matters and keeping in frequent contact with court staff to ensure proper flow of cases and noting any scheduling changes. Although we have ceased all in-office client meetings, we have made appropriate technology adjustments to continue to meaningfully communicate remotely, but even those systems have proven to be overburdened at times, by the sheer volume of users. In the event you do not receive a timely reply to any communication, kindly email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include “URGENT” in the subject line and we will expedite any necessary action on our part.

We appreciate your patience while we work together to prudently manage the existing circumstances.

In The News

Texas Supreme Court COVID-19 Emergency Order

47th Emergency Order Regarding the COVID-19 State of Disaster

January 20, 2022

The Texas Supreme Court issued its 47th Emergency Order of the COVID-19 pandemic on January 19. In it, the court renews and amends its 45th Emergency Order to:

• Permit all Texas courts to use video and teleconferencing methods in civil and criminal cases through April 1, 2022;

• Allow justice and municipal courts to suspend or modify trial-related and pretrial hearing deadlines through March 1, 2022;

• Urge justice and municipal courts to “move swiftly to return to regular pretrial and trial proceedings as soon as reasonably feasible before March 1, 2022;”

• Continue the authority of courts to modify certain procedures and deadlines in child-protection cases; and

Allow courts to continue to use reasonable efforts to hold proceedings remotely with certain exceptions or actions required.

Credit

Authored by State Bar of Texas , originally appearing on State Bar of Texas Response to Coronavirus Pandemic