The SJC (the “Court”) has issued an
Regarding Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic
effective April 6, 2020 (the “Order”), repealing and replacing the Order Regarding Empanelment of Juries, issued on March 13, 2020 (the “March 13 Order”) and the Order Limiting In-Person Appearances In State Courthouses To Emergency Matters That Cannot Be Resolved Through A Videoconference Or Telephonic Hearing, issued on March 17, 2020 (the “March 17 Order”).
The Order tolls all statutes of limitation from March 17, 2020 through May 3, 2020. Accordingly, if your title examination discloses a lien that is due to expire between March 16, 2020 and May 4, 2020, please contact one of the Massachusetts Underwriters for assistance.
The Court may issue further Orders regarding these matters as necessary to address circumstances arising from this pandemic. The Order is effective April 6, 2020 and shall remain in effect until further order of the Court.
CATIC will continue to monitor the situation and may send out revisions to these guidelines as circumstances warrant. As always, our staff is ready to help you in any way that we can. Please
for contact information.