Judge Nushin Sayfie

Expecting a flood of evictions in the coming months, the 11th Circuit is using a voluntary, remote platform to encourage landlords and tenants to resolve their differences.

Called “courtHELP,” for Court Housing, Eviction, Landlord/Tenant Portal, the pilot program allows landlords and tenants to communicate, exchange information, and initiate mediation from a smartphone, tablet, or computer.