COVID 19 CCF Specific FAQ
by: Cook Craig & Francuzenko
Cook Craig and Francuzenko is continuing to monitor the public health and community concerns as they relate to COVID-19. This is a rapidly evolving situation, but our firm is committed to following all state, federal, and health guidelines as set out by the Center for Disease Control, and we remain accessible to our clients during this difficult time.
We know you may have specific questions as it relates to this pandemic, and we have listed our frequently asked questions below. Should a question you have not be addressed, please call us at 703-865-7480.Is Your Office Currently Open During Normal Business Hours?
Yes. Our office has both an in-office presence as well as teleworking employees for the safety of all. We are practicing social distancing and enhanced sanitizing throughout our office.Are you Accepting new Clients?
Yes, across all of our practice areas.When and how can I Contact you?
We can be contacted at 703-865-7480 or through our Justia portal. One of our intake specialists responds to all portal inquiries as soon as possible.How are you Conducting Consultations and Meetings?
We are happy to provide all mediums of consultations and meetings, including telephonic, video, and in-person. Potential clients and clients will be asked which they would prefer when scheduling.How can I get Updates Regarding the Status of my Case or Legal matter?
You can call us at 703-865-7480 or email the attorney or assistant working on your matter.Are Courts Still Open in my Area?
The courts throughout Virginia have been issuing different procedural guidelines in accordance with Governor Northam’s executive order. Our attorneys can advise you as to whether these closures or restrictions will impact your case.
The Fairfax County Courts have revised docket guidelines with various closures or restrictions until April 26, 2020.Will my Court Date be Rescheduled?
Yes. Any case that was scheduled to occur between now and April 17, 2020 will be rescheduled.What if I Can’t Come to Court Because I’m Sick or Quarantined?
Our attorneys can request a continuance on your behalf in the event of sickness or quarantine.Will Scheduled Depositions, Mediation, Arbitration, or Settlement Negotiations Occur as Planned?
Many of these activities can go on as planned. Court reporters have been providing telephonic and video conferencing, and we have conference call numbers and other technology tools available to us to continue the progression of your case.
On behalf of everyone at Cook Craig and Francuzenko, we wish you all to be safe and healthy during this difficult time. We are here to support our clients and the community wherever possible.