On August 3, 2020 we will have a Superior Court Calendar Call at 10:00 am.
This calendar call will be done through Web Ex therefore, defendants are not required to be present in Courtroom 5A.
The WebEx invitation for the calendar call will be emailed to the Criminal Defense Bar.
Defense attorneys that have a case on August 3, 2020 admin dockets, should check in with the assigned prosecutor and tell them if the defendant intends to enter a guilty plea, request a trial or request another administrative setting. The attorney that checks in with the ADA will not be required to participate in the calendar call. If you do not check in with the prosecutor, you will be required to participate in the WebEx calendar call.
As officers of the court, the attorney will need to inform the ADA or the presiding judge during calendar call, if he or she has been in contact with their out of custody client. If there has been no contact, the defendant will be marked absent and the matter will be continued to the next administrative court date, where the State will be requesting an order for arrest be issued against the defendant if there still has been no contact made with defense counsel.
Time slots for entry of guilty pleas or hearings will be scheduled with sufficient time to allow time for the plea and for sanitizing between proceedings. Defense attorneys that would like to request a time slot for a guilty plea should contact the assigned prosecutor.
There will not be any probation violations heard during the week of August 3rd. Probation violations have been scheduled for a double session of court on August 17th.
Defendants listed on the NO REP calendar must appear in person in Courtroom 5A at 10:00 am. You are required to wear a mask when you come into the Forsyth County Hall of Justice. If a defendant on the NO REP calendar has retained an attorney; that attorney must file a notice of general appearance and should inform the assigned prosecutor.