There’s no doubt about it, the novel coronavirus has had a devastating and debilitating affect on the lives and businesses of millions. Unfortunately, life happens, and issues will arise no matter what king of quarantine is in place. Courts have been substantially shuttered during this time of global pandemic, but court cases and legal questions continue with only little hesitation. Thankfully, with the advancement of technology, maintaining a legal case during COVID-19 is not only possible it can efficient and effective.
Under Washington’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ program under Governor Inslee, attorneys may be an essential service depending on the type of legal service being provided. Lawyers are allowed to practice law and meet clients in person to handle emergency matters. Cases involving critical sector services or emergency issues may be handled in person as required to protect clients’ needs. For all other inquiries, attorneys are left to handle cases by telephone, video conference, or email.
At Magnuson Lowell, P.S., we are dedicated to providing you support through these tough times because – while the courts may be closed – your case will not stop. The first step towards case resolution is a simple phone call or email. Our experienced litigation attorneys are ready, willing, and able to field your inquiries. No matter the case, a brief telephone evaluation is always provided at no charge to ensure that you get some immediate answers to your questions. If more in-depth follow-up is required, a detailed strategy consultation may be set to provide a comprehensive course of action.
While in a perfect world, these initial consultations would be held in person, phone call and video conference meetings are simple replacements. Required documentation can be emailed or dropped off in advance and your counsel will be ready to provide the advice you need to move your case in the right direction.
The qualified attorneys at Magnuson Lowell, P.S. are general practice counsel with a heavy focus on personal injury, family law, basic estate planning, and criminal defense. Legal matters may creep up unexpectedly or they may be planned years in advance. Regardless of your circumstances, we are here to help answer your questions and provide some level of certainty in a most uncertain time. Call today for a free case evaluation!