The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (“DPH”) announced that flu shots will be required for all students in daycare, ...
Governor Charlie Baker has signed into law the Remote Notarization Act to provide tools to facilitate the execution of wills and trusts and real estate transaction documents during COVID-19 state of emergency declaration.
Governor Baker signed legislation that will place a moratorium on “non-essential” residential and certain commercial evictions in the Commonwealth for at least four (4) months.
With the recent “CARES” Act, the federal government has provided much needed stimulus into the American economy.
The CARES Act both amends the existing loan programs available under the SBA and adds a new type of loan specifically to help employers deal with the economic slowdown.
Attorney Peter Farrell reviews and synthesizes US DOE and Massachusetts DESE recommendations on the migration to a remote/distance learning environment with particular emphasis on the view point of families of children with special needs, who are on an IEP or 504 plan and some of the recommendations for general education in this unprecedented time. He addresses common questions on every parent's mind during the COVID-19 outbreak and remote learning and takes on an honest assessment of these recommendations in light of existing federal and state special education, disability and anti-discrimination laws.
In an effort to facilitate important legal transactions and documents, such as deeds and Wills, during the current COVID-19 government mandated shut down, the Massachusetts legislature has recently taken up an emergency bill to allow remote notarization of these documents.
While the first and foremost concern of the current global health crisis is the safety of people across the globe, it is undeniable that that the coronavirus outbreak is having damaging economic repercussions.
The spread of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, has impacted all of us both personally and professionally. As we collectively navigate these unchartered waters, we want to take this time to reach out to you, our valued clients and friends, that work with our firm.