IndividualS & FAMILIES
The coronavirus is impacting families and individuals in addition to businesses. KJK’s Private Client Services team is watching developments nationwide to ensure that individuals are kept informed about their rights and how they can protect their families during these unprecedented times.
By Justine Lara Konicki As part of the CARES Act, Congress provided certain relief for student loans. Among other things, the bill suspended the payment on all student debt owned by the U.S. Department of Education, set a 0% interest rate on these loans and paused...
By Scott Norcross, Demetrius Robinson & Stephanie Mercado Congressional leaders have agreed to a $900 billion pandemic relief bill outlined over more than 5,500 pages of text. A vote is imminent this evening approving the package, which will provide relief to...
By John Ramsey & Janet Stewart The roll-out for the COVID-19 vaccine is upon us. The sense that there may be a light at the end of this tunnel is growing. But as with all things surrounding the pandemic, nothing is simple and nothing seems to be without...
By Jim Sammon & Kyle Stroup [12/21/2020 UPDATE: Congress has brokered a deal on a more than $900 billion coronavirus economic relief bill, expected to be passed by the House and Senate on Monday. President Trump is expected to sign it.] Food preparation and...
By Rob Gilmore & Melissa Yasinow Earlier this month, the CDC recommended possible alternatives to the 14-day quarantine period for those who have had “close contact” with individuals who are COVID-19 positive. While affirming that the 14-day quarantine period is...
By Justine Lara Konicki In a chaotic week on Capitol Hill, a bipartisan group of legislators has proposed a compromise: $908 billion in coronavirus relief, dubbed the “Bipartisan Emergency COVID Relief Act of 2020.” The bipartisan proposal is wide-ranging and includes...
By Melissa Yasinow When Governor Mike DeWine declared a State of Emergency in Ohio on March 9, 2020, few anticipated that the COVID-19 pandemic would persist into 2021. As a result, when the General Assembly passed HB 197, Ohio’s Emergency COVID-19 Response Law, in...
By Rob Gilmore & Kirsten Mooney As you have probably seen, the news is swarming with reports of a potential COVID-19 vaccine. While the "whens," "whos," and "what-ifs" of the vaccine are still largely unknown, one thing the majority of outlets can agree on is...
By Susan Stone & Kristina Supler The late 19th Century American novelist E.W. Howe once remarked: “[t]o be an ideal guest, stay at home.” How completely prophetic! Ironically, E.W. Howe’s life coincided with the Spanish flu epidemic. However, this quote likely...
By Jon Groza & Kyle Stroup As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the country in the spring, consumer demand shifted. While grocery store shelves became barren, consumers looked to e-commerce marketplaces to purchase essential items such as personal protective equipment,...
If you have specific questions about any of the information in our articles, please reach out directly to the author or contact the Chair of the Government & Legislation Response Team, Andrew Wilbur.
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