New York Coronavirus Concerns
I hope this finds you safe and healthy. As you know, the spread of Coronavirus in New York and across the country has raised challenges for all New Yorkers, including my office and the New York Court System. With everyone’s cooperation, we expect to get through this trying time. Nowadays, people are searching for more information on New York Courts for Coronavirus. Below are some recent updates and FAQs from the Nassau County Depart of Health.
The Courts have restricted access to the courthouses. As a result, trials and court appearances will be delayed and postponed. If you have been notified of an upcoming trial, deposition, mediation, arbitration, or other court appearance, it is likely that it will be adjourned. Please follow these instructions:
Coronavirus Info on New York Courts
Depositions & Hearings
If you have a hearing or deposition scheduled for March or April, your hearing or deposition is likely to be adjourned to May or June. We will notify you of the new date. Please call two (2) days before your scheduled date to check if your matter has been adjourned.
Court Appearances, Conferences, Court Mediation & Jury Trials
Your court appearance will in all likelihood be adjourned to May or June by the Court. We will notify you of all new dates on your case. If you do not hear from us, before the court date, please call us the day before for further instructions before you go to any courthouse.
Additional Coronavirus Information
If you have a physical examination scheduled with an insurance or defense doctor, please call the doctor’s office the day before the exam and the day of the exam, before you go, to find out whether it is going ahead. The doctor’s office may have last-minute changes.
Health & Medical Care
You should continue with your health/medical care treatment as you and your doctor determine is necessary. Please be sure to follow your doctors’ advice.
Real Estate Transactions/Closings
If you have a scheduled closing, we are consulting with all parties to determine if the closing will be able to go forward as scheduled. We are exploring the possibility of closing “virtually” or in some other way to avoid unnecessary meetings/exposure. Real estate transactions may be delayed; if you have a mortgage commitment, consult with your lender about extending the commitment as necessary. Please ensure that all of your insurances/utilities remain in full force and effect.
Free Legal Coronavirus Consultation From a New York Will Planning Lawyer
We will continue to consult and draft instruments. The final execution of the documents, which is usually done in-person will have to be scheduled when it’s safe for all concerned. Contact a Will Lawyer in New York State to deal with Coronavirus legal issue.
Coronavirus New York Attorney for People Affected by COVID-19
The Law Offices of Elan Wurtzel is here to serve you during this hard time of COVID-19. Elan Wurtzel offers free legal consultation to anyone who is trying to deal with the impact of coronavirus on their life, business, or any other legal matters.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation!
You should avoid traveling by public transportation to our office and instead mail or email papers to us. We have a secure portal that can be used to upload documents. Just let us know that you want to do this, and we’ll send you instructions. Contact us here.
We Are All in This Together
Stay healthy and please protect yourself, your family, and friends by following the recommendations of New York City, New York State, Nassau & Suffolk Counties, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Remember to call your doctor, if you have any health care concerns. We are committed to continuing to serve you and help you and your families.
Best Wishes, Good Luck and Good Health to us all and our friends and family.