Seven Guidelines for Parents Who Are Divorced/Separated and Sharing Custody of Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 19, 2020, leaders of AAML and AFCC came together to develop the following guide for parents who are divorced or separated: BE HEALTHY. Comply with all CDC and local and state guidelines and model good behavior for your children with intensive hand washing, wiping down surfaces and other objects that are frequently touched,…

New SBA Program as a Result of the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) was signed into law on Friday, March 27th. The act includes a provision for SBA loans to businesses meeting certain qualifications with loan forgiveness and payment deferral relief options. Click here for more information: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A63096d6e-b0cb-4321-885a-543f5398407b

Custody and Parent-Time Guidelines

There should be no deviation from the normal parent-time schedule unless the child or someone in the child’s home has tested positive for COVID-19. If that is the case, the primary custodial parent should provide documentation of the positive COVID-19 to the noncustodial parent within 24 hours. If positive, parent-time with the noncustodial parent should…

The CARES Act: How It Impacts Individuals and Families

On March 27, 2020, the CARES Act was passed, a $2 trillion stimulus package for individuals, families and businesses. For individuals and families, the Act includes, among other things, payments to individuals and families, expansion of unemployment coverage, changes to student loan repayment, and changes to retirement account rules. Below are a few highlights. For…

Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Impact Disaster Loan provided for in the Cares Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) has important provisions all businesses should be evaluating right now.  The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) allocates almost $350 billion to help small businesses keep their employees and prevent other losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  PPP loans are 100% federally guaranteed and the funds may…