Covid-19 Resource Center

Dear friends, clients, and colleagues,

We, at Nochumson P.C., wish to express our concern for your health and well-being during this difficult time. Our office remains fully operational and we are available remotely to service all your needs and concerns. We do not anticipate any business interruption and rest assured that we will continue to provide the same service you have come to know and rely on from us.

For your convenience, we have established this page to keep you up to date on a regular basis about the pressing and unique legal issues you may encounter due to the current public health crisis posed by Covid-19.

If you wish to discuss a legal matter you may have as it relates to the impact of Covid-19 on your personal and business lives, please email us and one of our attorneys will then reach out to you to schedule a free consultation.

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In an effort to support our community and local businesses, we are donating 10% of our collected fees to the PHL Covid-19 Fund until the order directing non-life-sustaining businesses to close their physical operations is lifted.  If you wish to donate directly, click here.

Latest Covid-19 Legal Alerts

Other Sources of Funding for Philly Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Friday, April 3, 2020

In addition to the recently created loan and grant programs spearheaded by the federal government and the City of Philadelphia, there are other sources of funding which small businesses may wish to consider applying for.

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Video: How to Use Remote Online Notarization to Close a Real Estate Transaction during COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Alan Nochumson joined Nader Ayoub, President of American National Land Transfer, to delve into how to practically close a real estate transaction remotely in Pennsylvania.

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Video: New SBA Loan Programs for Small- and Mid-sized Businesses During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Alan Nochumson joined Jeff Bechtold from American Commercial Lending to discuss the new federal loan programs and and what businesses should keep in mind to take advantage of the CARES Act.

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PA Allows for Remote Online Notarization to Close Some Real Estate Transactions

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf has approved a waiver temporarily suspending the personal appearance requirement to allow notaries to carry out some of their duties remotely.

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About Applying for and Obtaining Loans Under the CARES Act

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The CARES Act is essentially divided into two federal loan programs for small businesses — Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program.

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How the Federal Government’s $2.2 Trillion Stimulus Package Assists Individuals

Monday, March 30, 2020

On Friday, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act designed to alleviate the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Video: How Business Owners and Investors Survive and Thrive During COVID-19

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Alan Nochumson joined Hoan Thai from I Escaped My 9 to 5 to discuss some relief ideas for investors and business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Video: How should Landlords Prepare for COVID-19 from April and Beyond?

Friday, March 27, 2020

Alan Nochumson joined Christopher Somers from The Somers Team of Philadelphia to discuss what options landlords may have with their tenants and mortgage lenders during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Businesses Can Apply For a Waiver to Reopen Their Physical Operations in Pennsylvania

Friday, March 27, 2020

Although the governor has ordered the closing of non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania, his administration will continue considering waiver requests.

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New Rules and Regulations Issued to Protect Against Foreclosure and Eviction

Thursday, March 26, 2020

On March 18, 2020, mortgage buyers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, announced that they will suspend mortgage foreclosure and evictions against their borrowers who own single-family properties.

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Employee Sick Leave Protections Expanded Due to the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, last week, the U.S. Congress passed, and President Donald Trump signed into law, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

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Philly and PIDC Launch $9 Million Grant Relief Fund for Small Businesses

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The fund is a $9 million-plus grant and zero-interest loan program to support businesses located in the City which are financially struggling due to the economic downturn caused by Covid-19.

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The Impact of the Covid-19 Virus on Contracts

Monday, March 23, 2020

Many contracts you have contain a so-called force majeure (literally meaning “great force”) clause that excuses performance under certain unforeseeable circumstances that prevent the fulfilling of a contract.

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All Non-Life Sustaining PA Businesses To Shut Down

Friday, March 20, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf ordered all non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close physical operations, effective immediately.

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