Key Considerations for Commercial Lenders

The economic effect of measures taken to control the spread of COVID-19 is going to have an adverse effect on many commercial borrowers. The magnitude of such effect will depend on the nature of the borrower’s business and how it is affected by the material disruption of supply chains, softening demand for goods and services, non-payment of receivables, and non-performance under contracts as the borrower or third parties may be unable or unwilling to fulfill obligations. Borrowers are reassessing budgets and forecasts, and actively seeking access to available debt capital. read more

Navigating Custody Amid COVID-19

The care and custody of minor children between parties pursuant to court order can be challenging in regular times.  The onset of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, and which has resulted in the declaration of a State of Emergency in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has made navigating custody decisions even more challenging for some. Below are five key questions to consider in light of the current situation. read more

Signing Estate Planning Documents in a COVID-19 World

Many clients are reaching out to execute estate plans they have delayed finalizing and signing. There are many options to get this accomplished. Depending on the circumstance, it may be appropriate to sign the documents in one of our offices or at your home, in either instance while practicing social distancing and wearing gloves and masks. However, there are other options to get your estate planning documents signed and in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are five things you should know. read more

COVID-19 Federal Tax Updates

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been several important updates relating to federal income tax return filing and payment due dates and paid tax leave credits. Here are the key updates to keep top of mind.

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