The Law Office of Neubia L. Harris, PLLC is committed to superior representation at affordable prices even in the midst of a global pandemic. To ensure the health and safety of our clients, our employees and their families, we are exercising an abundance of caution; therefore, we are not currently seeing clients or potential clients in the office. All communications with our office for the immediate future will take place via telephone, email and video conferencing to limit any potential exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are grateful for your understanding as we all seek to adjust to our new normal.
North Carolina Courts
On May 1, 2020, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley issued and order that all court proceeding must be postponed until June 1, 2020 absent limited circumstances including, but not limited to, a the hearing being held remotely, the proceeding involving emergency relief, and a Chief Judge determining that the proceedings can be held safely.
On April 2, 2020, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley issued and order postponing all court proceedings to June 1, 2020.
On March 19, 2020, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley issued an order extending filing deadlines and further curtailing other court processes. The order states that documents due to be filed from March 16 to April 17 will be deemed timely filed if received before the close of business on April 17, 2020, and that any actions required to be done during that time can also be postponed until April 17, 2020. This order does not apply to documents and papers due to be filed or acts due to be done in the appellate court
On March 15, 2020, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley updated her March 13, 2020 announcement and “stressed that while courthouses must remain open, officials must drastically curtail trips to local courts to help reduce community transmission of COVID-19 and further protect employees of the courts who must still interact with the public.”
On March 13, 2020, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley announced that effective Monday, March 16, Superior Court and District court proceedings will be rescheduled for at least thirty (30) days, with some exceptions.
Education Law (K-12)
Our partners at Legal Aid of North Carolina's Advocates for Children's Services have developed legal guidance and a parent toolkit concerning the rights of students with disabilities. We will continue to provide updates as they become available. If you are having problems receiving IEP or related services for your student, please contact our office.