COVID-19 Resources

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Estate Planning During COVID: Advice From An Experienced Harrisonburg & Staunton Lawyer.

COVID-19 has disrupted daily life as we know it, and it’s no different for our Harrisonburg and Staunton lawyers at Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver.
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Is COVID Impacting Your Business? Get Valuable Advice From A Harrisonburg & Staunton Lawyer.

COVID-19 continues to impact small businesses in our community. Working with a highly-qualified Harrisonburg and Staunton lawyer can help.
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A Staunton & Harrisonburg Lawyer’s Guide To Getting A Divorce During A Pandemic.

A global pandemic, civil unrest, and a tumultuous election season have made 2020 a highly unusual year.
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Author: The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program and Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) have put into place an Emergency Temporary…
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UPDATE: COVID-19 Effect On Civil Litigation

UPDATE: On May 6, 2020, the Virginia Supreme Court (SCOVA) entered an order extending the current judicial emergency (discussed in our previous blog posts) through June 7, 2020.
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COVID-Related Nursing Home Litigation

Nursing homes throughout the country have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, making headlines as outbreaks wreak havoc within the facilities.
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UPDATE: COVID-19 Effect On Civil Litigation

UPDATE: On April 10, 2020, the Virginia Supreme Court issued a memorandum stating that Virginia state court judges may, in their discretion and with the consent of the parties, conduct any civil or criminal matter by electronic video or telephonic communication.
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Child Support & Coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) (“coronavirus”) has impacted many Virginian’s employment and income. If you are a parent paying child support pursuant to a child support order, you may be concerned about your ability to make your child support payments during these uncertain times.
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New Guidance For Employers: Expanded FMLA, Using Existing Leave, And Other Updates

The Department of Labor issued temporary regulations on April 1, 2020 for the paid sick leave and expanded FMLA provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”)
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COVID-19 Effect On Civil Litigation

On March 16, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia declared a judicial emergency and entered an order placing number of restrictions on courts throughout the Commonwealth.
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Custody And Visitation During COVID-19 Stay At Home Order

During these uncertain times, many parents and custodial caretakers wonder how the coronavirus (COVID-19) safety protocols impact their court ordered custody and visitation arrangements.