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  • Covid-19 Stimulus Checks May Be Subject To Seizure or Offset
    Covid-19 Stimulus Checks May Be Subject To Seizure or Offset

    As stimulus checks are heading towards millions of Americans in need under the CARES Act, be mindful that the proceeds of the check may fall into the arms of a judgment creditor, or can be offset by ...

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  • Covid Update: NY State Courts Re-Opens Beyond
    Covid Update: NY State Courts Re-Opens Beyond "Essential Cases"

    As of April 13, 2020, via remote or virtual court operations, the court shall address non-essential cases. Below is a partial summary of the following matters that this pertains to: Conferencing ...

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  • Covid-19 Update: NY Courts Poised For Imminent Re-opening
    Covid-19 Update: NY Courts Poised For Imminent Re-opening

    On April 6, 2020 Chief Judge DiFiore announced an expansion of the types of cases the court will adjudicate in the near future. While the specifics are yet to be unveiled, a plan is in the works for ...

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  • Student Loan Relief Due to Covid-19
    Student Loan Relief Due to Covid-19

    Federal Student Loans Eligible for Administrative Forbearance Effective March 27, 2020, under the CARES ACT , federal student loans owned by the Department of Education were placed in an ...

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  • Increase to Means-test for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
    Increase to Means-test for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Good News For Potential Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filers Effective April 1, 2020, the Means Test, which is an essential factor when evaluating whether one is a good candidate to proceed with a Chapter 7 ...

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  • Group Seeks to Amend Bankruptcy Laws for Coronavirus
    Group Seeks to Amend Bankruptcy Laws for Coronavirus

    In a Joint-Statement released March 24, 2020 concerning Bankruptcy amid Coronavirus , consumer advocacy groups, among others, are petitioning the government to supplement existing bankruptcy laws in ...

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