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Stanley Law Provides Effective Legal Counsel Virtually to Clients During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the lives of New York residents in a multitude of ways. Normal routines have been altered, and social distancing has become the norm. Although the COVID-19 virus has had a dramatic impact on all lives across…
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Healthcare Workers in Florida Say Their COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claims are Being Rejected

Many workers in Florida, including those who have been placed on the frontlines to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, are struggling to obtain workers’ compensation benefits after becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus, reports WUSF. This claim…
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Florida Governor Extends Eviction Moratorium Once Again

Hours before Gov. Ron DeSantis’ moratorium was scheduled to expire, he announced that he would be extending it once again. Instead of expiring on September 1st, the eviction moratorium is now set to expire on October 1st, giving Floridians…
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Florida Businessman Charged with Multiple Criminal Offenses After Using a PPP Loan to Buy a Lamborghini

After the $2 trillion coronavirus bill was signed into law in March, with $349 billion set aside for forgivable loans for small businesses, business owners rushed to get their applications filed with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).…
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Florida, First Responder Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic is risky but many find themselves having to put their lives on the line every day for their community. Doctors, surgeons, and nurses are only some of the people who come in contact with…
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Orange County, Florida Commissioners Approve $20 Million Plan that Will Pay Landlords to Keep Renters in Their Homes

With Governor Ron DeSantis’ moratorium set to expire on September 1st, lawmakers in Orange County decided more needs to be done to protect their residents from being evicted from their homes during the tough times the COVID-19 pandemic has…
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South Florida Teachers Returning to School Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic Should Consider Getting a Living Will

Although some schools will not be requiring their teachers to return to their classrooms just yet as COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Florida, there are some schools that are expecting their teachers to return and prepare for the 2020-2021…
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Hundreds of Businesses in Orlando, Florida to Permanently Close

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only forced many businesses into filing for bankruptcy, but it has also caused many to close their doors for good. The Orlando Business Journal cited that Central Florida alone saw 1,325 business closures between…
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Republicans Push for Liability Protection for Businesses in Second Coronavirus Stimulus Package

As citizens and business owners grow eager to see what the government decides to include in its next coronavirus stimulus package, a decision won’t be made until the Democrats and Republicans agree on some of the most pressing issues. One…
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How do I evict a tenant living in a residential property in Orlando, Florida?

If you have a tenant living in one of your rental properties who has fallen behind on rent, you likely aren’t alone. With the COVID-19 virus still very much alive and threatening the lives and livelihoods of all citizens, many renters are…
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Florida Governor Signs Executive Order Extending the Suspension on Evictions and Foreclosures Until August

After the COVID-19 pandemic began threatening the livelihoods of Floridians, making it difficult for residents to meet their monthly financial obligations, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an executive order in April that placed a statewide…
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Medical Marijuana Businesses are Thriving Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the closure of many businesses, some of which may never be able to open back up again. But it hasn’t had much of a negative effect on the medical marijuana industry. Instead, companies like AltMed, which is…
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USCIS Prepares to Furlough Nearly Half of its Employees Unless Congress Can Provide the Agency with Funding

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has asked Congress for $1.2 billion to avoid having to furlough more than 13,000 employees next month. CNN cited that the agency, which helps individuals obtain visas, green cards, and citizenship,…
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Walmart After Worker Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Although many stores and small businesses were initially shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart was among a few other stores that remained open allowing consumers the opportunity to buy the food and home products they needed.…
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California Judge Orders ICE to Release Detained Immigrant Children in Texas Over COVID-19 Concerns

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee of California recently issued an order that requires “all children currently held in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody for more than 20 days be released by July 17” [Source: NPR]. The order…
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Trump Administration Continues with Efforts to Bar Immigrants Looking for Work from Entering the U.S.

If you know someone who is currently living outside of the U.S. who is looking to enter the country for work-related purposes, they may have a difficult time doing so with the Trump administration’s latest move to bar entry to immigrants seeking…