Paycheck Protection Program

On June 3rd, the U.S. Senate passed the House version of the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020. The President is expected to sign shortly. This bill extends and clarifies some of the provisions regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that was included in the original CARES Act. The…

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Disputes with neighbors are, unfortunately, a not-uncommon occurrence. They can be unpleasant, stressful, and sometimes escalate into a lawsuit. One category of neighbor dispute involves trees. Many folks take the trees on their property for granted --- they exist and serve a purpose, but we don’t think too much about…

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Evictions-During-Covid-19-Restrictions

By Executive Order on May 15, 2020, Governor Sununu extended through June 5, 2020 the prohibition of residential and commercial evictions first announced in his Emergency Order #4. Pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, the following exceptions are currently the only permissible grounds for eviction: 1.a.   Eviction Proceedings initiated against an individual…

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Last week, Attorney Israel Piedra served as the moderator for a panel discussion during Stay Work Play’s 2nd annual event “NH Next: A Summit for Young Changemakers.” The discussion, which took place online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, was entitled “Diversity Matters.” The panel was composed of young leaders…

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Modification of Court Orders

During this incredibly difficult economic time due to the Covid-19 crisis, there is very often a significant reduction, or even loss altogether, in a person’s employment income.  Thus, the ability to pay household bills and other financial obligations is seriously impacted.  Our entire nation is facing an unprecedented and rapid…

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) introduced several areas of financial assistance for business owners, but one of the more beneficial provisions of the Act is the loan forgiveness outlined under the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Most lenders began accepting applications from companies classified as small…

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