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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA)

What is the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)?  The CARES Act established the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as a temporary expansion of the traditional Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loan program for small businesses. The $349-billion fund is intended to provide forgivable loans to help small businesses cover the costs of payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or […]

Oregon Advance Directive Clinic — Live Webinar

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020 at 3PM PDT The COVID-19 pandemic raises unthinkable questions and “what if” scenarios previously ignored or avoided, such as:  What if I am hospitalized and do not have capacity to make medical decisions for myself – do I have an Oregon Advance Directive and is my health care representative still available […]

Contracts and Agreements

Good contracts are like instruction manuals for business relationships. The contract will outline each party’s rights and obligations, and provide a roadmap for how to resolve any disagreement or dispute. Unfortunately, not all contracts are “good contracts,” and even “good contracts” do not (and cannot) anticipate or address every possible risk or outcome. In other words: Each contract is different, and there is no “one-size-fits-all” answer to any legal question about contracts. Accordingly, the information on this site is generic in nature and is not based on your (or any) particular contract or situation, so it may not apply (or may apply differently) to your given circumstances.

Employers

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on businesses and our economy, with many businesses being forced to temporarily adapt or close their doors. As a result, many business owners are trying to figure out how to pay their employees (in addition to rent and many other financial obligations) so they can (eventually) resume […]

Commercial Leases & Real Estate

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on businesses and our economy, with many businesses being forced to close. As a result, many business owners are trying to figure out how to pay their rent (in addition to their employees and many other financial obligations) and stay in their space so they can (eventually) […]