Real Estate Law

Legal and Financial Help for San Antonio Area Small Business Owners Affected by COVID-19

Recent updates to the City of San Antonio website provide excellent information for small businesses: As a small business owner, you may be finding that COVID-19 and its effects present unprecedented issues with contract compliance. In considering a party’s performance under a contract, there may be several clauses built into your agreements that might be …

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Unemployment Benefits for Workers Affected by COVID-19

On March 17, 2020, Texas Governor Greg Abbott instructed the Texas Workforce Commission to waive the waiting week for Unemployment Benefits. In addition to waiving the waiting week, the Texas Workforce Commission is exercising its authority under the Governor’s declaration of a Statewide Disaster to waive Unemployment Insurance work search requirements effective immediately. Those seeking …

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Help for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently granted Texas’ Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) assistance declaration, making loans available statewide to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations to help alleviate economic injury caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Small businesses who believe they may be eligible for an SBA EIDL, should visit the SBA’s website where they …

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Can COVID-19 Excuse You From Contractual Obligations?

COVID-19 has brought about many horrible scenarios relating to public health and serious financial stress on our incredibly complicated financial system. But small businesses are confronting a specific issue–can COVID-19 excuse small businesses or individuals from their contractual obligations? The answer depends on the language contained in the contract, local and state law (including Emergency …

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