During this unprecedented time, we understand that many of you will be concerned for your future and wellbeing.  You may also be concerned about where you stand legally on issues particularly those relating to COVID-19.

Here at Kahler Lawyers we are committed to providing the highest levels of legal advice and assistance to our clients whilst ensuring the health and wellbeing of our staff, clients and colleagues alike.

Effective immediately we will be making some changes to the way we conduct business:

  • All appointments and consultations are to take place over the phone, via Skype or other electronic means (e.g. FaceTime). We are still available as always to communicate by email.
  • Face-to-face appointments will be limited to:
    • Appointments deemed absolutely necessary for the purpose of signing original documents (e.g. Wills or Powers of Attorney); and,
    • Two people attending our office premises at any one time; and,
    • Short meetings not going over 30 minutes.
  • You must not under any circumstance attend our office if you:
    • Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are yet to recover.
    • Have been in contact with any person diagnosed with COVID-19.
    • Have been overseas in the last 14 days.
    • Are unwell with cold/flu like symptoms however minor.
  • For any people who do visit our office premises by prearranged appointment the following behaviours are to be strictly adhered to:
    • Social distancing – no more than two people in one room at any time with those persons being at least 1.5 metres apart at all times
    • Please use the antibacterial gel/handwipes provided.
    • No sharing of pens for signature of any documents.
    • If you need to cough/sneeze, please do so into your elbow.
    • Please do not shake hands or hug.

Kahler Lawyers is currently in the process of deploying our remote workforce to ensure that our clients’ legal needs are met in as timely and streamlined manner as possible.

Please check back here from time to time as we will update our COVID-19 policy where necessary.

We thank you all for your cooperation and understanding during this difficult and trying time.

On parting please do take care of yourselves and look out for your family, your friends and community at large.  We will get through this with a bit of patience and perseverance.  Click this link MindSpot Tips for Coping with Infectious Diseases to see an information sheet from MindSpot with 10 psychological tips for coping with infectious diseases.  I do recommend that you all take the time out to have a read!

Best regards,

Michaela Chrystal Kahler | Practice Manager

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