On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA” for short) into law. Here are 10 “frequently asked questions” about the employment law provisions of the FFCRA.
New Unemployment Provisions
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES” Act) into law, which was the second large stimulus recovery bill passed by Congress, which is intended to provide direct financial aid to companies and individuals affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
How Does the Coronavirus Affect Child Support Payments?
The effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic could be long lasting on many families. If you receive or pay child support, a change in your income or the opposing party’s income could impact the amount of support your pay or receive. Even if you are currently receiving unemployment compensation, you may be eligible for a modification in your child support obligations.
The attorneys and staff in our Estates, Wills and Trusts Department have never worked harder to serve our clients than we are during this pandemic. Many of our clients are now taking the time to either review their estate planning documents or begin to plan for disability or prolonged illness. We are here NOW to discuss the planning process and assist you in preparing and executing those documents.