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Emergency EIDL Grants under the CARES Act: What Businesses Need to Know

April 10, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program (or “PPP”) has received a lot of recent coverage in the news. But what is often overlooked is the CARES Act’s allocation of $ 10 billion for emergency grants under the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (or “EIDL”)...

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The CARES Act and The SBA 7(a) Loan Program: What Business Borrowers Need to Know

April 08, 2020

On March 27, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or “CARES” Act. One of the key protections under the CARES Act is the Paycheck Protection Program (or PPP)- a $349 billion dollar expansion of Small Business...

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Expanded FMLA: Limitations, Exemptions & Documentation

April 06, 2020

This is to supplement the article written March 25, 2020 regarding COVID – 19. Regulations have been issued that narrow the expansion of the FMLA. While this is a constantly evolving scenario, new information has been provided regarding...

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COVID-19 For Business Owners: Executive Summary

March 25, 2020

As of April 2nd, most employers must provide paid sick leave of up to 80 hours for COVID–19 related leave. The maximum amount required is the lesser of a staff member’s regular pay or $511 a day under the following circumstances: If the employee...

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The Virginia Habitual Drunkard Law is Unconstitutional, But You Were Just Interdicted

February 10, 2020

The City of Virginia Beach has far surpassed any other jurisdiction in creating these ‘habitual drunkards’. It seems the Tidewater area is trying to take the prize for greatest number of interdicted persons established through the “untouched”...

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Planning and/or Managing a Major Event? A Lawyer Can Help!

January 20, 2020

Are you planning a 5k? Craft beer festival? How about the neighborhood holiday party? Or maybe you’ve just set out on your career as an event planner? You are not alone. Businesses, charities, and even individuals often plan events both big...

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2020 Changes to the Salary Level Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

November 22, 2019

This article by Barry Dorans provides an overview of the changes proposed to go into effect on January 1, 2020 under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) concerning overtime and the minimum salary.

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What to do with Patient Records when Closing or Selling your Medical Practice

February 07, 2019

Paying close attention to detail and following specific sets of instructions are key when closing down a business – and medical practices are no different. While patient health records are technically the property of the health care entity...

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Tax Credits for Donating Conservation Easements: What You Need to Know and Why You Should Take Advantage

November 09, 2018

It often seems impossible to do something that is great for both the environment and your wallet. However, every landowner in Virginia can do just that. One of the most valuable and well-kept secrets regarding tax benefits available to landowners...

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Avoiding Business Ownership Disputes

November 07, 2018

If you are one of two or more owners of a business, what happens when the state of the shared ownership enters a state of unrest or significant change? The consequences of these changes could possibly be severe and life altering for the affected...

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