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Update on Federal and State Law Impacting Evictions and Foreclosures

Update on Federal and State Law Impacting Evictions

By: Michael C. Caborn, Esquire, Mya M. Hatchette, Esquire, and Lauren M. Reynolds, Esquire Update on Federal and State Law Impacting Evictions What landlords need to know in a nutshell: All residential evictions are suspended through October 1, 2020 in Florida. In certain circumstances, residential evictions are suspended through December 31, 2020.  Landlords may proceed … Read more

Q&A for Landlords: Keys to Surviving Tenant Bankruptcies

Q&A for Landlords: Keys to Surviving Tenant Bankruptcies

By: Ryan E. Davis, Heather S. Moraes, and Bradley M. Saxton How does a landlord best protect and shield itself from the economic turmoil of its tenants? The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had pronounced impacts on the retail industry, and likely will continue to affect retail for some time to come. Many retail tenants, for the … Read more

Favorable Modifications to Paycheck Protection Program

Favorable Modifications to Paycheck Protection Program

On June 5, 2020, President Trump signed into law legislation known as the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020” or the “PPPFA” which modifies provisions under the Paycheck Protection Program (the “PPP program”) passed by Congress earlier this year. Changes under the PPPFA provide borrowers with greater flexibility regarding use of funds and loan … Read more

Florida Foreclosures and Evictions – Related to COVID-19 Emergency Measures

Florida Foreclosures and Evictions – Related to COVID-19 Emergency Measures

By: Michael C. Caborn and Richard B. Weinman Updated 4/6/2020 Evictions Under the Florida Supreme Court’s latest Administrative Order of April 6, 2020 (AOSC20-23) Writs of Possession, commonly used in eviction and foreclosure matters, will not be issued through the close of business on Friday, May 29, 2020. Many Judicial Circuits are issuing Orders suspending … Read more

The Coronavirus and Your Contracts. What Now?

(4) The Coronavirus and your Contracts. What now?

By: Heather S. Moraes and Amy C. Maitner What happens when you cannot perform under your contracts due to complications surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?  Are you excused from performing or are you permitted to delay performance of your obligations?  Can you terminate the contract entirely?  The short answer is, it depends.  Each situation is individual … Read more

Tax Update – Summaries of COVID-19 Related Federal and State Tax Relief Updates

Tax Update - Summaries of COVID-19 Related Federal and State Tax Relief Updates

The information provided below contains summaries of tax relief as of March 27, 2020. Federal Tax For Individuals Federal Income Tax Returns and Payment. The deadline to file federal income tax returns and remit payment is extended to July 15, 2020.  This extension is automatic and applies to individuals, trusts, and corporations.  Any interest, penalty, … Read more