COVID-19

Lone Star Legal Aid announced the launch of its Eviction HELP Project , a self-guided tool that helps Texas renters to fight evictions during the COVID 19 Pandemic. The Eviction HELP Project helps...
Hundreds of debt collection lawsuits have been filed since Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster because of COVID-19 in mid-March, including more than 345 suits brought by facilities...
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird announced the creation of the Tenant Assistance Project, developed by the University of Nebraska College of Law Civil Clinic, the Volunteer Lawyers Project, Legal Aid of...
Among the policy changes announced recently by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, is the decision to resume property evictions and foreclosures on Thursday. Some other debt collection activities will also...
LawNext: On April 27, 2020, the New York State Bar Association launched a website devoted to helping those who need unemployment assistance due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen here to find out how...
As criminal courts grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, some in the legal industry wonder whether a virtual jury trial could be next. As Zoom becomes a regular fixture in courts, some are concerned...
Nebraskans could soon be without a place to live as Gov. Pete Ricketts’ executive order to postpone evictions will expire on May 31. Officials from local non-profits say unemployment benefits might...
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-28, announced on May 21, extends the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for residential real estate or property, whether rental or otherwise,...
Stimulus payments, unemployment checks, and local resources are providing temporary cushions. But there’s a cutoff date ahead for a portion of unemployment payments, and it’s unclear how long the...
Evictions are expected to skyrocket in Texas where the state Supreme Court has lifted a moratorium on evictions and unemployment has risen to historic levels amid the coronavirus pandemic. Houston,...

Pages