Child Welfare Limbo: Covid-19 Puts Family Reunifications On ‘Indefinite’ Hold

March 30, 2020

The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School

In response to the spreading coronavirus, the City’s Family Courts have closed their buildings and dramatically reduced their caseloads. Judges are now holding hearings by phone and video, only on “essential/emergency” matters, according to a statement from the New York State Office of Court Administration, which did not respond to request for further comment for this story.

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