Can Coronavirus Impact Your Bankruptcy Case?

The COVID-19 crisis has sent unemployment filings into a tailspin. According to ABC News, nearly 10 million Americans filed for unemployment protections in March 2020. Businesses quickly shuttered their doors. Others sharply reduced hours for employees and limited what services…


Families First Coronavirus Response Act

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) could change your obligations under the law if workers are still employed as of April 1, 2020. The FFCRA requires certain employers to provide their employees…


New Coronavirus Laws: Who Qualifies for Paid Leave?

The coronavirus emergency relief package, which became law Wednesday, gives many American workers paid leave if they need to take time off work because of the virus. It is the first time the United States has had widespread federally mandated…


Coronavirus Relief Package Includes Tax Credits for Employers

The coronavirus relief bill signed by President Donald Trump late Wednesday contains, among its many provisions, several tax credits for employers who provide paid sick leave or family or medical leave for their employees who miss work for various coronavirus-related…


Major Airlines Seek Government Assistance to Avoid Bankruptcy

Not only is the current COVID-19 virus affecting the lives of the tens of thousands of global citizens that it infects and sickens, but the subsequent economic downturn is gravely affecting countless individuals who would have otherwise been “unaffected” by…


New Rules in Las Vegas Courts to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

Amid the chaos and confusion relating to the recent global pandemic, another alteration has been made to citizens’ lives. This change involves the way the Clark County District Courts operate. As of March 13th, and set to be enforced at…


Repeat DUI Offenders Strike Again – Is it Time to Change the Laws?

The ongoing issue of stopping drunk drivers is never as sadly presented as when a careless driver causes injury or death to innocent citizens. A few high profile DUI cases are back in the news and bringing attention to sentencing…


The Recently Arrested are Spending Less Time in Las Vegas Jails

In January of 2019, officials in Clark County decided to implement the Initial Appearance Court program that would expedite the time from initial arrest to court hearing for “lower-risk” defendants who might have otherwise stayed in jail for days due…


Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy Amid a Flurry of Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Over 3,000 men have come forward to sue the Boy Scouts of America, claiming they were molested when they were minors, under the care of the Boy Scouts. Many more are expected to come forward, now that the Boy Scouts…


McClatchy: America’s Second-Largest Local News Company – Files for Bankruptcy

McClatchy Co. is hoping that the recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will allow the company to restructure its debts (forgiving approximately 60% of all debt) and release much of its current pension obligations. If the court accepts the offer, the…