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COVID-19 Update: How We Are Serving and Protecting Our Clients

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) has proven itself to be a difficult global pandemic for all industries, including the legal industry. At Power Trial Lawyers, we are doing our part in ensuring: (1) safety during this trying time, (2) efficiency for our clients, and (3) adopting new methods and techniques to ensure full compliance with the law and the pace at which we are able to render legal services. We are committed to our clients and we are committed to excellence on their behalf. As such, we are including answers to Frequently Asked Questions during this unprecedented time.

If you have any questions beyond the information on this page, please feel free to contact us here or call us 24/7 at 213-800-7664. Thank you.

1. Is Your Office Currently Open During Normal Business Hours?

Yes, our physical locations are still operating during normal business hours. We are physically open from 6:00am to 6:00pm PST. We are further open for phone and phone appointments 24/7. Please feel free to contact admin@barhomalaw.com to schedule a time to meet. If you would like to call for a consultation, please feel free to call us at 213-800-7664.

2. When and How Can I Contact You?

If you’re a prospective client:

You can contact us in a number of ways. First, you can submit a message for us to give you a call by filling out this form. Secondly, you can call us 24/7 at 213-800-7664. Lastly, you can chat with us using the chat tab on our website.

If you are a current client:

If you are an existing client of the firm, you can email us at admin@barhomalaw.com to schedule a time to speak or meet.

3. What Video Chat Platforms do You Offer for Clients?

We offer video consultation and meetings on a number of platforms, pursuant to the client’s or prospective client’s preference. Our platforms include, but are not limited to, Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, GoToMeeting, Whats App, and more.

Please feel free to inquire about a special platform.

4. Are You Accepting New Clients?

Yes, Power Trial Lawyers, is accepting new clients and is in full working capacity.

5. How Can I Get Updates Regarding the Status of My Case or Legal Matter?

Generally, we will automatically give you updates about your case. Almost always we will email you and mail you copies of the most recent updates on your case. More, we will usually set up regular phone appointments to handle your matter and update you about your case.

We will also deliver items in person, upon request. We are in full working capacity during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

6. 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?

Yes, courts are mostly open in California. Every county has treated this pandemic differently. However, generally, courts are open and fully accessible, especially to lawyers. As such, Power Trial Lawyers has full access to the court system.

Your case may experience some delays due to court congestion and backlog. However, at Power Trial Lawyers, we seek to protect your rights to a timely and speedy trial, pursuant to the United States Constitution, and we look to efficiently handle cases, as circumstances allow.

7. Will Scheduled Hearings, Depositions, Negotiations, Oral Arguments in Appellate Court, Occur as Planned?

For the most part, yes. While some hearings are being pushed back, generally courts are allowing urgent proceedings to take place. More, generally, the courts are allowing remote appearances. In the right circumstances, we will allow for remote appearance to ensure a case does not sit on court backlog. If, and when, we can, we almost always will first seek in-person proceedings. And only if that is not available, during the Coronavirus pandemic, we will accept a remote appearance.

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