The Judiciary’s Weather Statement for today is as follows (at 11:40 AM ):
Update #2 (11:15 a.m., July 10): The Lamoille County courthouse at 154 Main Street, Hyde Park, is closing at noon today (Monday, July 10) due to flooding and road closures.
Update #1 (9:30 a.m., July 10): The Windsor Civil and Probate Courthouse at 12 The Green, Woodstock, is closed for the remainder of today (Monday, July 10) due to the threat of flooding in the area.
Original message (7:45 a.m., July 10): The Judiciary is aware that the Governor declared a State of Emergency as a preemptory measure due to the substantial rain in the forecast on July 10, 2023 and into July 11, 2023. Be advised that the Courts remain open for business as usual. Any individual who has a hearing scheduled and believes they cannot attend in person due to the impacts of the storm should check their notice of hearing and they may attend remotely if there’s a remote participation option in the notice. If the notice of hearing specifies that it’s an in-person only hearing, please contact the court directly and the judge will decide how to proceed. Here’s a link to contact information for the courts.