COVID-19 Family Resources

Protecting What Matters Most.

Webinar: The Impact of COVID-19 On Mental Health & Families In Crisis [5.8.2020]

WhitbeckBennett and Ashburn Psychological & Psychiatric Services presented a webinar on “The Impact of COVID-19 On Mental Health and Families In Crisis” on Friday May 8, 2020 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST.

Click here to view presentation materials

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Becomes Law [3.22.2020] [Updated 3.25.2020]

[UPDATE | 3.25.2020] – The Department of Labor is now stating the FFCRA will become effective April 1, 2020 and not April 2, 2020 as had sources originally calculated.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act has become law and is providing key benefits to employees: Emergency Family and Medical Leave, and Emergency Sick Leave. The Act also provides a refundable tax credit benefit to eligible employers.

COVID Vaccine

Can Universities Mandate That Students Take the Covid-19 Vaccine?

Can Universities Mandate That Students Take the Covid-19 Vaccine? By: Shannon Baldwin [06.11.2021]...
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Custody and Visitation Exchanges During a COVID-19 School Year

Custody and Visitation Exchanges During a COVID-19 School Year By: Joseph Menze [09.23.2020] As...
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A Student’s Perspective: Education During a Pandemic

A Student's Perspective: Education During A Pandemic By: Vincent Picciolo [08.18.2020] As a...
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What does “Back to School” mean for Special Education Students during the COVID-19 pandemic?

What does "Back to School" mean for Special Education Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic? By:...
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How The COVID-19 “Judicial Emergency” Order Impacts Your Case

By: Michael Lehr and John Whitbeck [6.8.2020] Virginia Courts have been greatly impacted by...
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NOVA Law Firms Team Up to Launch Family Law Decision Directory

WhitbeckBennett and Hirsch & Ehlenberger Are Joining Forces to Help Families in Conflict...
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Virginia Child Support Obligations: Issues Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Michael Lehr, Esq. In Virginia, child support payments are determined in large part upon a...
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Filing for Divorce During COVID-19

By: Michael Lehr Like much of the rest of the country, Virginia remains locked down to the ongoing...
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COVID-19: The CARES Act’s Effect on Education for Students with Disabilities

By Michael Lehr Chances are your child’s school is closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school...
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Receiving a Domestic Violence Protective Order

By: Michael Lehr     Every state in the country has some form of legal order to prevent domestic...



Collaborative Public Resources

Supporting each other is important, especially at this time of uncertainty when our normal routines, access to services, and almost every aspect of our lives have been turned upside down as a result of COVID-19.

Check out this free public resource site, containing information for parents, caregivers, educators and students, organized by Ashford University.


The Dog Ate My Mask: Schooling and Parenting During a Pandemic

Join Ashford’s Department of Education and Liberal Arts each Wednesday beginning August 12 for a series of webinars that aim to provide parents and caregivers with ideas and resources to increase the effectiveness of the home learning environment for children, while maintaining balance in their own lives. Register now! 


The WhitbeckBennett team can assist you and your family during these uncertain times.

Fill out the contact form and our team will contact you as soon as possible. Additionally, you can call our team directly at 571-888-5903 or email clientservices@wblaws.com.

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