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Governor Baker Extends the MA Eviction Moratorium For 60 Days

Today, Governor Charlie Baker extended the pause on evictions and foreclosures for 60 days, until October 17, 2020, through the authority granted to him by Chapter 65 of the Acts...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 07.21.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts

MA Courts Will Soon Reopen for Business… In Phases of Course

As Massachusetts begins its slow recovery, courthouses will physically reopen to the public on July 13, 2020, for specific expanded purposes. The first phase of additional in-person proceedings will include...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.25.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Five Significant Changes Brought on by the PPPFA That Affect How Small Businesses Can Utilize PPP Funds

On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act (PPPFA) of 2020 (H.R. 7010), a bill that extends certain aspects of the Paycheck Protection Program. There...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.06.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Allen D. Hankins Elevated to Partner

Bernkopf Goodman LLP has elevated Allen D. Hankins, an attorney in the firm's Real Estate Group, to a partner of the firm. "We are thrilled to welcome Allen to our firm's...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 06.02.2020
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Governor Baker Signs COVID-19 Virtual Notarization Act

Governor Baker has signed and enacted into law, An Act Providing for Virtual Notarization to Address Challenges Related to COVID-19. The Act permits Massachusetts lawyers and their paralegals, who are...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 04.29.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19

Governor Baker Signs Moratorium for Evictions and Foreclosures in Massachusetts

Governor Baker has just signed and enacted into law a Moratorium for Evictions and Foreclosures in Massachusetts. The law impacts both residential and specific commercial properties, and has several key...

By Bernkopf Goodman on 04.21.2020
Posted In: Client Alerts, COVID-19