Due to the coronavirus, the courts continue to operate on an emergency-only basis and are otherwise closed to the public. This means that the civil court system is essentially not operating.
Civil litigants therefore have the choice of waiting until the current crisis is over or using alternative means to resolve their disputes. If they choose to wait, parties may find that the courts are even more backlogged than they were before this crisis.
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Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
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