COVID-19 Update: FAQ and Other Information for Clients

COVID-19 Update: FAQ and Other Information for Clients

We are closely tracking the rapidly evolving public health and community concerns related to the new coronavirus or COVID-19. Rest assured that we are taking all available steps to remain accessible to our clients as we continue to act in accordance with their best interests during this difficult time. Please also see our blog for updates relating to the pandemic here

Please see below for answers to some frequently asked questions, and feel free to reach out to us any time at info@KHFlaw.com for assistance with your legal matter.

Is your office currently open during normal business hours?

No. In accordance with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s March 19, 2020 order, KHF’s Philadelphia office is closed until further notice.

When and how can I contact you?

All existing clients should reach out to their handling attorney as they normally would – through phone or email. All of our attorneys and staff are working regular hours from home and will do their best to accommodate you remotely.

What video chat platforms do you offer for clients?

Our firm utilizes Microsoft Teams for video conferencing. If you have a video conference scheduled and are unsure of how to proceed, please contact our Office Administrator Allison Sponic for assistance. She can be reached at (215) 525-2026 or emailed at asponic@KHFlaw.com.

Are you accepting new clients?

Yes, please email us at info@KHFlaw.com with a brief description of your case and contact information.

How can I get updates regarding the status of my case or legal matter?

You should be receiving regular updates from the attorneys or staff working on your matter.

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?

Things are changing on a daily basis, please contact your handling attorney with any specific questions regarding your case.

Will scheduled depositions, mediation, arbitration, or settlement negotiations occur as planned?

We are utilizing remote deposition software where possible and will be in contact with our clients regarding any changes to scheduled depositions, mediation, arbitration or settlement negotiations.

Again, please feel free to reach out to us with questions at any time, and see the following links below for CDC, state, and/or local updates regarding public health orders, court operations, and other information.

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/
PA: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
NJ: https://covid19.nj.gov/
Philadelphia: https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania: http://www.pacourts.us/ujs-coronavirus-information
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: https://www.paed.uscourts.gov/response-to-covid-19
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas: https://www.courts.phila.gov/covid-19/