The District of Columbia Courts will be closed in commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday on Monday, January 21, 2019. Per DC Code, adult arraignments, juvenile new referrals, and scheduled preventive detention hearings will take place that day. The Committee on Admissions, Marriage Bureau, Library, and Child Care Center are closed during the government shutdown. Court employees designated as excepted should report to work as scheduled. Information to assist affected employees is available here.