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Don’t Risk it: Protect Your Finances From Coronavirus Complications

By Hertz Schram Many Americans spend a lot of time and effort in managing their finances. While most are worried about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) will impact their income—whether that’s because they are temporarily furloughed, find themselves suddenly without a…

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Preparing for Coronavirus: The #1 Legal Document Every Adult Should Have

By Hertz Schram As the coronavirus continues to disrupt daily life and leave Americans uncertain of the future, you don’t have to feel helpless during this pandemic. In fact, now is a great time to be proactive and plan ahead…

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COVID-19 Update from Hertz Schram: New Rules & Opportunities for Business

By Hertz Schram  TO ALL OUR CLIENTS AND THEIR ADVISORS: First and foremost, we hope that you and your families are staying healthy during the pandemic. Congress has passed unprecedented legislation in response to the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Every…

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Expansion of Unemployment Benefits: Green Light for Self-Employed and Independent Contractors to File for Benefits

By Shareholder Patricia Stamler Unemployment numbers have skyrocketed following COVID-19’s impact on the national and local economies. In response to this economic crisis, the State of Michigan and the federal government have passed laws which significantly expand eligibility for…

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Are Non-US Employees Counted for Purposes of the Paycheck Protection Program? (PPP)

By Attorney Jeffrey A. Robbins, Esq. The U.S. Department of Treasury released on Monday, April 6, 2020, supplementary rules regarding the SBA Loan Programs by publishing an addendum the Interim Final Rule it released on Friday, April 3, 2020,…

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Interim Guidelines for the Paycheck Protection Program Under the Newly Enacted Cares Act

By Attorney Jeffrey A. Robbins, Esq. The U.S. Small Business Administration posted its interim final guidelines late yesterday (April 2, 2020) in anticipation of banks accepting applications starting Friday, April 3, 2020. You can view the newly released guidelines…

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Updated Loan Terms Re the Paycheck Protection Program Under the Newly Enacted Cares Act

By Attorney Kenneth F. Silver The Paycheck Protection Program rules are changing quickly. New updates came out yesterday from the U.S. Department of Treasury providing further guidance. A summary Informational Sheet can be located here. Applications can be…

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Consumer Scams Abound: Preying on Fears Generated by the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Patricia Stamler, Shareholder In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic we have been inundated with a 24-hour daily news cycle informing us of the spread of the virus, the death toll and the growing number of hospitalizations. Those…

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Are There Exemptions to Michigan’s COVID-19 Stay In Place Executive Order?

By Matthew J. Turchyn, Esq. I have the answer for you!  This update contains information about how the Coronavirus pandemic impacts workers and businesses in Michigan.  Let’s first review and understand why the COVID-19 “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order…

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How to Survive Life in Self Quarantine with your Spouse

By Attorney Lisa D. Stern, Esq. I am a family law (divorce) attorney writing this article from my home office. Unlike most of you, I am not actually in quarantine, but on medical leave. Over the last two weeks I…

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