All of us here at Jacobs Berger want to reassure our clients and business associates that their health and safety are our primary concern.

All of us here at Jacobs Berger want to reassure our clients and business associates that their health and safety are our primary concern and that we are also committed to the health and safety of our staff and our families. Though we are currently working remotely, we continue to operate as we always have, providing quality service and for us, it is “business as usual.”

We are offering telephonic and video calls, conferences, mediations, and strategic planning sessions to continue to service our clients and prospective clients, and are, of course, available for ongoing business partnerships via our virtual network!

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone at 973-710-4366, by email, or, if necessary, carrier pigeon. (We are kidding about the last one, but you laughed, didn’t you?) Also, head to our social media pages for some tips on staying healthy, safe and sane during this time.

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What if I need to file a family law motion in the middle of the Coronavirus Crisis?

Family Law Attorneys helping clients during the Coronavirus Crisis Morris County NJ

Court Systems continue working in a virtual way in the middle of this COVID-19 situation

Concerned about access to the Court during your family law matter? Not sure what the latest update is? What we know, you…

Posted by Jacobs Berger, LLC on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

As these unprecedented times and processes move along, we have learned more from the court as far as what access attorneys or litigants have. The good news is the courts are moving along to give everybody access. Now, it´s not the same level of access that we used to have, we can not walk into the courtroom and speak to the judges in person, but they are doing what they can in this unprecedented and confusing situation.

Emergent Applications can still be filed

The courts have put baskets outside the courthouse so that any emergent applications can still be filed immediately; they are dropped in the emergent basket; there is core personnel to take it in, review it and take it to the right judges. Also, judges are making themselves accessible for these emergent applications by video conference, so the attorneys can still conference with the judges, although by video, to deal with these issues.

Can I still call the courthouse?

There are core personnel in the courthouse so that if you or attorneys need to call a judge’s chambers, there will be someone answering the phone. Also, many judges from different counties have created new email addresses so we can quickly email them, communication letters, and reach out to them essentially in real-time. Overall, they are flexible which is very good and very helpful in this situation, so if there´s anything that we need from the courts, even though we may not be able to get an exact answer or response right away, the courts are moving forward to try to help attorneys, and consequently you as a litigant to get the access that we need to the courts. Hopefully, as this situation moves along, we will have more resources through the courts. Every day something new is coming out.

Contact Our Morristown Divorce and Family Law Attorneys Today

At The Law Offices of Jacobs Berger, our team of attorneys is committed to serving our clients in Florham Park, Tewksbury, Randolph, Morristown, across Morris County and the surrounding areas in any Family Law related matters in the middle of this unprecedented times.

To speak with our firm today in a comprehensive assessment, please visit the online form or through our Morristown offices by dialing (973) 718-7705 today.

We hope you all are doing well, staying safe and enjoying the extra time at home with your families.

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