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.
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.