Please know that our office(s) remain open, subject to any recommendations to the contrary. Our staff remains committed to the highest level of service to our clients during this incredibly difficult period. We request where possible all interaction with our team be via email and phone to limit any chance of transmission and to do our part to help health authorities manage the load. It goes without saying that many of our clients are within the demographic most challenged by Covid-19, so we will do our part to assist in "flattening the curve" and thereby helping our most vulnerable citizens. In saying this we will conduct all business by email or phone for the foreseeable future.
Until further notice we are accepting clients by appointment only. Please call 902-678-3257 to arrange an appointment. If you already have an appointment please call to let us know you are here and wait in your vehicle or outside until we return your call or come to the door to let you know your lawyer is ready to see you. If you do not have a phone please knock on the door to let us know you are here. Please do not show up more than 5 minutes ahead of your scheduled time.
We require all clients entering our building to wear a face mask. If you do not have a mask, they can be purchased at Wilsons Pharmasave locally here in Kentville and Berwick. We have also increased the frequency of sanitizing all frequently touched surfaces to help protect our clients and staff.
Please help us by initiating similar changes to your new normal and we will all contribute to the best outcome possible from this challenging period.
We will respond to your inquiry as soon as we are able, but we ask for your patience as well.
Regards and good health to all.
IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE SYMPTOMS LISTED BELOW, OR IF YOU HAVE TRAVELLED OUTSIDE THE PROVINCE OR HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS TRAVELLED OUTSIDE THE PROVINCE IN THE LAST 14 DAYS YOU ARE UNABLE TO ENTER OUR BUILDING AT THIS TIME.
When to call 811 about COVID-19
Do you need to call 811 to be assessed for Covid-19 testing?
Do you have any one of the following symptoms?
- Fever (i.e. chills, sweats)
- Cough or worsening of a previous cough
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath
- Muscle aches
- Nasal Congestion/runny nose
- Hoarse voice
- Unusual fatigue
- Loss of sense of smell or taste
- Red, purple or blueish lesions, on the feet, toes or fingers without clear cause
If you answer yes to one or more of these symptoms, please call 811 for further assessment by a nurse.
Waterbury Newton is a well-established, full-service law firm with a history of over 60 years in the Annapolis Valley. What started as a small practice consisting of David J.C. Waterbury, a Second World War veteran and his partner, Ralph Shaw, has evolved into a firm with two office locations in Berwick and Kentville and a strong team of lawyers and support staff. We offer a free 30-minute consultation.
At Waterbury Newton, we aim to provide excellent, efficient, and personable legal services to our clients. We create innovative solutions while upholding our founding values of providing legal services with honesty, integrity, initiative, teamwork and without discrimination.
Our clients’ needs and expectations are of the utmost importance. The competence and care of our lawyers and support staff ensure our clients’ needs are always our top priority.
We have an experienced and skilled team of lawyers and support staff who work together with mutual respect, courtesy and dedication to our clients. Pooling together our skills and resources as a team enables us to be efficient and achieve the best possible outcomes.
Commitment to the Community
For many years, we have contributed to Bar Society activities, lectures at professional and community seminars, panels, papers and presentations. We freely contribute hundreds of hours annually to public service groups, bringing our talents and abilities to those in need.
Our lawyers and staff contribute regularly to charities and not-for-profit groups through donations and participation in annual fundraisers. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
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