Charlotte Criminal Court is once again experiencing a COVID -19 outbreak among courthouse personnel. It is unclear whether those infected with the Coronavirus include Courtroom Clerks, Sheriff’s Department Officials, prosecutors, and/or criminal defense lawyers in Charlotte.
Some scheduled matters in Criminal Court in Charlotte (Mecklenburg County – the 26th Judicial District) on Monday, August 9, 2021, and Tuesday, August 10, 2021, will not take place in person.
If you have a pending criminal charge in Charlotte, whether it is a felony or a misdemeanor in Mecklenburg County, it’s a good idea to contact legal counsel immediately to determine whether an appearance is mandated and/or whether a case may be continued. Some matters requiring mandatory hearings per the NC Criminal Laws may proceed via remote, video hearings through WebEx.