Press Room

23 June, 2020

On June 10, 2020, it was published the governmental order CJCDMX-18/2020, in which, in compliance with the Decree 05-19/2020, the Plenary of the Judicial Council of Mexico City ordered the resumption of activities in the civil and family chambers and courts of Mexico City, as of July 1, 2020 and until further determination by the Judicial Council.

The aforementioned Decree is summarized below, since it contains highly relevant information that every lawyer must know, for it creates the basis for a new form of administration of justice.



 The reincorporation of the judicial personnel of the jurisdictional bodies of written and oral process, for civil and family matters, of first and second instance, as well as the administrative and judicial support areas, will be face-to-face or virtual, depending on their risk condition or vulnerability.


The jurisdictional bodies will work every business day, alternately and successively, one day their activity will be carried out with an open-door modality, with attention to the public and the next, behind closed doors. The odd numbered chambers and courts will initiate the open-door activities; while the even numbered carry out their activities behind closed doors. The following day, the process will be reversed, continuing successively and alternately until the term of the decree concludes. Tasks and activities will be according to the following table.


Download the complete document at the following PDF.


Alejandro Linares