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Category: COVID-19

Limitation Periods

We were asked to seek clarification on the meaning of “imminent” as stated in s. 5 of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Notice to the Profession and General Public, which states: 5. The Court registry will accept electronic filings (via email or fax) where a statutory deadline, or limitation period under the Limitations...

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Update Re Family Law matters – Support Enforcement

We have received several inquiries about issues arising with respect to Support Enforcement. In response to inquiries relating to Support Enforcement Matters, the Court has directed us to the following link: Support Enforcement The note specifically states that: Payors who have lost their job due to COVID-19 pandemic are expected to continue paying support as...

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Reminder – CLE Seminar – Business Continuity for Law Offices in the Face of Coronavirus

Brochure – Business Continuity for Law Offices in the Face of Coronavirus Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020 Time: 2:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m Location: via Webcast Only Seminar Overview: As the COVID-19 pandemic has illustrated, the ability to operate a law practice without everyone being together in an office can be critically important. Going forward,...

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Update – Provincial Court

As of Monday, March 30, 2020 the Provincial Court will not be operating from its Courthouses. Public access is unavailable. For more info visit http://court.nl.ca Revised COVID-19 Operational Plan – Provincial Court – Supplemental Information  

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Update Notice

Dear Law Society Members: As we collectively deal with the upheaval in our lives wrought by the Covid-19 virus, we wanted to reach out again to assure you that the issues you have brought to our attention have not been overlooked or ignored. We are all committed to ensuring lawyers can continue to provide essential...

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