Unemployment Benefits: How Does Unemployment Work?

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The sudden loss of income caused by a layoff or furlough can create uncertainty for an entire household and make it challenging to pay for everyday necessities. As more employees […]

Eviction Moratorium Laws by State

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Last updated: May 13, 2020 As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the federal government, along with many states and municipalities, are taking emergency actions to protect tenants from […]

Financial Wellness in the Time of COVID-19

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The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic disruptions are staggering. Millions of Americans are facing unemployment, reduced hours, or—if they’re self-employed—a decline in revenue. As many businesses […]

Types of Bankruptcy: Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13

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If you’re facing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, you may have considered filing for bankruptcy. It can sound like an intimidating and confusing process, given that […]

Parents’ Legal Guide to the Coronavirus
(COVID-19) Pandemic

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If you are a parent, then you are likely worried about how the coronavirus pandemic may affect your family—no matter how old your children are. If your 19-year-old child who […]

Coronavirus Legal Documents for Individuals & Families

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe, you may find comfort in getting your affairs in order. Whether you need to […]

Force Majeure and COVID-19: The “Act of God” Contract Clause

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Careful contract drafting can save a company’s future when an “act of God” or other extraordinary circumstance, like the COVID-19 pandemic, makes performance impossible. A force majeure contract clause, specifically, […]

Vendor Contracts and COVID-19: Can I Get My Deposit Back?

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You and your partner had been planning your wedding day for nearly a year, spending countless hours on the phone with caterers and florists, getting the bridesmaids fitted for dresses, […]

FMLA, paid family leave & leave of absence legal answers for employees

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Understanding your employer’s time off policies can be confusing. When can you use PTO or paid family leave? If a family member is sick, what options do you have for […]

Paid sick leave laws by state and recent federal legislation

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As a result of the coronavirus crisis, the federal government, along with several states and municipalities are taking emergency legal actions, including making changes to the law. While a new […]

Coronavirus emergency preparedness: 5 key legal documents

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As communities mobilize to preserve public health in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you may have concerns about how to remain protected legally. Regardless of whether the virus has […]

How long does it take to repair a credit score?

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The amount of time it takes to repair your credit depends on what happened to it. We are discussing a few reasons for poor credit and how to repair it.