COVID-19

The Treasury Department is reviewing whether it has the legal authority to prevent banks and private debt collectors from seizing $1,200 government stimulus payments, according to a person familiar...
A lawsuit seeking to protect CARES Act payments from creditors filed by Indiana Legal Services, Prosperity Indiana, Neighborhood Christian Legal Services and the Indiana Institute for Working...
Georgia Legal Services Program is working to answer tenants' legal questions as clients face conomic challenges that have left many without jobs or reduced work hours. Elliott Gillooly, an attorney...
Police departments nationwide report a spike in domestic violence cases amid stay-at-home orders, but local shelters and law enforcement say requests for help have decreased in Beaver County — a...
LSC Emerging Leaders Council member Rohan Pavuluri, CEO of Upsolve, has penned an op-ed on the how the current COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting access injustice in personal bankruptcy. "When over...
As the coronavirus pandemic has forced most people to stay at home, there's been a spike in calls to L.A. County's domestic violence hotline, as well as to some shelters for abused women. "We've...
California Gov. Gavin Newsom had harsh words Saturday for cities he accused of blocking the conversion of hotels and motels for emergency housing. “What is at stake right now takes this outside the...
Evictions were ceased in Miami-Dade on March 12 when Mayor Carlos Gimenez ordered an indefinite moratorium on them. A statewide suspension on evictions imposed by Gov. Ron DeSantis on April 2 made...
As the coronavirus response evolves, many changes have and will take place on a federal, state and local level regarding public benefits. Legal Aid of the Bluegrass Benefits Enrollment Center is...
Millions of people in America are under shelter-in-place orders requiring them to stay home whenever possible, but still many face the threat of eviction. “What seems to be happening is that...

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