A Glimpse into Family Law in West Virginia during COVID-19

Ashton Bias
Not being able to give my clients hugs has been an unfortunate result of practicing family law in a pandemic.

Not being able to give my clients hugs has been an unfortunate result of practicing family law in a pandemic.

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If you had told me five years ago that in addition to preparing my family law clients for court, I would be preparing them to have their temperatures taken, fill out questionnaires, sanitize their hands, and then testify in a facemask, I would not have believed you. This scenario is the unconventional and sometimes surreal reality for family courts in West Virginia.

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