Only Divorce During Covid-19 Pandemic in Manhattan

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For the last two weeks, I made several stops into Court on 60 Centre Street to get a divorce judgment signed — normally that would be unremarkable, but the Coronavirus pandemic closures turned the routine into a complicated situation. The story was picked up by the New York Daily News and the Daily Mail. Continue reading “Only Divorce During Covid-19 Pandemic in Manhattan”

London Times: Crisis Brings Out The Best In New York’s Lawyers

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When times are hard, the beautiful side of people tends to surface. I had the good fortune to speak with Amber Melville-Brown for her article in the London Times about the many ways New York’s lawyers are working to help people during this crisis.
My firm, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, jumped into action by creating a task force of attorneys and lobbyists to help our clients apply for various SBA stimulus packages. We worked long hours deciphering new law and researching the issues for the greater good.
Many other lawyers throughout the city have worked tirelessly for their clients during this time – and that includes the entire court system that has jumped to embrace a world of technology that we never thought possible.

Morghan Richardson, a partner at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron, says that “up to now, there has been a divide between tech-savvy attorneys and those stuck on how they have always done it.

“But technology is now showing the valuable connections that we can bring to the table by evolving.”

Read more at the link (Crisis brings out the best in New York’s lawyers: From offering assistance to frontline health workers to supporting small businesses trying to get loans, attorneys are stepping up — despite the challenges).

Have a shout-out to a lawyer going above and beyond during this time? Post it in the comments and let’s share some positive vibes today.