COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has disrupted many functions of normal life in both the United States and throughout Georgia. We at the Atlanta Divorce Law Group care about the community that we serve. Because of this, we wish to educate and emphasize how to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Below are some best practices for health and safety as well as information regarding how Coronavirus is affecting family court operations and day-to-day life. If you encounter a family law emergency during this time, our knowledgeable attorneys can help you navigate your case.
We understand that many people still need help with their family law matters. For this reason, you can still meet with one of our experienced family law attorneys to discuss your case and keep it moving it forward. Our team has implemented several safety measures to proactively fight the spread of COVID-19 while still serving our clients, including:
However, in person appointments may be available on a very limited basis. Contact our office if you feel this is your only option.
Mediation offers parties to a family law case to resolve a dispute with the help of a neutral third party. Mediations can still occur online, through video chat, or over the phone.
Many negotiations can still take place online or over the phone. An experienced family law attorney from our team can negotiate a settlement virtually with your best interests in mind.
With COVID-19 creating many conflicts over parenting plans, establishing a temporary agreement with an ex-spouse may be in the best interest of your children. Negotiating a temporary agreement can still occur online or over the phone.
If your court date or hearing was cancelled or rescheduled due to COVID-19, a member of our team can advise you on how and when to set up a new date that works for your schedule.
For any other family law matters, you can still meet with one of our knowledgeable family lawyers. Our attorneys can guide you through your options and choose the best path for your specific circumstances.
The knowledgeable family law team at ADLG will continue to monitor COVID-19 and update you on any major changes related to family courts and other resources. We understand that this is a trying time for many individuals. If you have any questions about how the Coronavirus may affect your family law matter, call our office today to speak to an ADLG team member.
In light of the pandemic, many Georgia courthouses are limiting hearings to essential matters only. This means that family law hearings may be rescheduled or cancelled. Even though many courts are not hearing cases, you can still take action through other means. There are several options available for those who want to move their case forward.
Dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives can be stressful. With changes occurring at a rapid place, it may be difficult to keep track of it all. In times like these, it is best to seek information from credible sources such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). These organizations have provided the following resources:
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