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COVID-19 Notices

Please refer back to this page for up-to-date information.

Administrative Orders and Notices

Administrative Order 2021-4:  Implementing Emergency Filing Procedures Effective July 6, 2021


Administrative Order 2021-3: Suspending Temporary Filing Procedures Following the Clerk's Office's Resumption of Normal Operations Effective July 6, 2021


Administrative Order 2020-4:  Temporary Filing Procedures Following Termination of Stay at Home Order

Temporary Filing Procedures Following Termination of the State of Michigan's Stay at Home Order


Administrative Order 2020-3 adopting amended Interim Bankruptcy Rule 1020 related to the SBRA and CARES Act.


Notice Regarding Wet Signature Requirement

The Court has established a procedure for attorneys who are unable to obtain their client's wet signature due to the COVID-19 crisis.


Administrative Order 2020-2


Chief Judge Scott W. Dales

March 21, 2023 Grand Rapids Motion Day via Zoom

Lazy J Ranch Corporation May 20, 2023 Hearing via Zoom 

Judge Dales's Guidelines for Participation in Video Hearings via Zoom

Return to In-Person Hearings Beginning July 6, 2021 - Updated 9/23/21


Judge James W. Boyd

Remote Hearing Procedures – Updated 12-18-2023.


Judge John T. Gregg



United States Trustee
Please take note of this Notice from the U.S. Trustee, as supplemented by the U.S. Trustee's Notice Regarding Telephonic Chapter 7, 12, & 13 341 Meetingsregarding no in-person 341 meetings effective immediately until further notice.