Legal Services deemed as essential services
The Ontario Government has designated Professional and social services that support the legal and justice system as essential services: https://www.ontario.ca/page/list-essential-workplaces#section-3
Our lawyers continue to service clients with various services, including in-land refugee claims, judicial review leave applications, in-land spousal sponsorship applications, humanitarian and compassionate permanent residency applications, express entry permanent residency applications, extensions of temporary status, temporary residency permits and more.
While, at the present time, due to the COVID – 19 Crisis, the Gerami Law PC office (at 130 Albert Street #802) is not open to public, our Team is working hard from home and continues to serve our clients remotely. We are fully equipped with the necessary IT services to access client files and meet with them virtually as required by ZOOM and SKYPE.
Hours of Operation
Our hours of operation has not changed, please refer to our contact us page for more information.
Modes of Communication
All lawyers and supporting staff at Gerami Law PC are equipped with the technological tools to serve our clients remotely. All our telephone lines, including the 1-800 number is fully operational.
Commissioning of Documents
Commissioning in Ontario is governed by the Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act (‘Act’), and section 9 of the Act required that statutory declarations be “taken by the deponent in the presence of a commissioner or notary public.” However, under the circumstances of COVID-19, the Law Society of Ontario presently interprets section 9 of the Act as NOT requiring the lawyer to be in the physical presence of the client, and permits alternative means of commissioning, such as via video conference. Click here for more details.
Fees and Payments
We accept Visa and Master Card on-line via our website. For all other forms of payments, please contact us to discuss the options further.
Courier and Mail
We accept courier and mail with special arrangement.