Coronavirus Legal FAQ
At Hertz • Sager, we are committed to helping our clients and others during these unchartered territories. We are happy to inform you that we are up and running through our very organized digital formats and are here to assist you with all your needs. We remain available to you by email, telephone, and video conferencing on your computer, tablet, or smartphone through the Zoom Video Communications application.
This resource page offers FAQ’s, insights, and updates on a range of family law issues that you may be facing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Is Your Office Currently Open During Regular Business Hours?
Our physical office is currently closed, but the team at Hertz • Sager continues to work remotely, providing the same service you have come to know. Please be aware that although the courts remain closed to the public, the work on your case will continue to move forward. We are working diligently to schedule electronic hearings to the best of our abilities and as currently allowed by the courts. The court filing system is up and running. Thus, we can file any documents necessary.When and How can I Contact You?
Our team will continue to work remotely during regular business hours. Should you have any questions or concerns, you are welcome to reach us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 305.444.3323. If you call after business hours, please leave a detailed message and a member of our team will contact you as soon as possible.What Video Chat Platforms do You Offer for Clients?
The team at Hertz • Sager is available for video conferencing. Currently, our office is conducting video conferences via Zoom. However, we are flexible in working with our clients to meet their individual preferences.Are You Accepting new Clients?
Hertz • Sager is continuing to accept new clients. We are here to help all current and future clients with any of their Family Law, Guardianship, and Probate needs. Please do not hesitate to contact us via email at email@example.com or by telephone at 305.444.3323.How Can I get Updates Regarding The Status of my Case or Legal Matter?
During this time of uncertainty, we are attempting to update our clients as frequently as possible with the most recent and accurate information regarding the status of their case. However, if you have any questions regarding your current matter, please do not hesitate to contact our team for more information.Are Courts of Law Still Open in my Area? Will my Court Date be Rescheduled? What if I Can’t Come to Court Because I’m Sick or Quarantined?
The physical courts in Miami-Dade and Broward County are currently closed. We are working closely with our clients and the courts to reschedule any pending hearings to take place via Zoom. If you have a pending court date and have not been contacted by a member of our team, please contact us so that we can update you on the status of your matter. Upon the court’s opening, if you are being self-quarantined or are feeling ill, please inform our team in order to make the proper arrangements.LEARN MORE: How COVID-19 is Affecting Your Case and Legal Procedures
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- Modification of Alimony Due to Loss of Income During Coronavirus Outbreak
- Modification of Child Support Due to Loss of Income During COVID-19
- Rising Divorce Rates Following Couples’ Self Isolation
Our main priority is to service the needs of our clients to the fullest. Below please find a few of the Administrative Orders that have been issued throughout the state of Florida.
- Administrative Memorandum 2020-01 Introduction of Evidence in Hearings Conducted Remotely During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Family Division
- Administrative Order 20-23 Amendment 1 issued by the Supreme Court of Florida regarding Comprehensive COVID-19 Emergency Measures for the Florida State Courts
- Administrative Order 20-16 Order on Administering Oaths via Audio-Video Equipment
- Administrative Order 20-15 Order on Essential & Critical Trial Court Proceedings
- Administrative Order 20-08-A1 Emergency Procedure Amending Suspension of Time Periods Set Forth in Administrative Order No. 20-08
- Administrative Order 20-06-A1 Amended Parenting Procedures in the Family Division and Unified Children Court During Covid-19 Pandemic
- Administrative Order 20-7 use of Electronic Devices in Remote Courtroom Proceedings
- Administrative Order 20-05 Procedures Establishing Platform to hear Court Proceedings