With about 33% of American employees working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are tracking the productivity of work from home employees. Some companies are using the same monitoring tools they already used at the office, while others have put new ones in place. Either way, you may have concerns about the legality…

Avvo 1-on-1 is Avvo’s new question-and-answer article series featuring candid interviews with attorneys in various specific fields of law.  The goal of this series is to humanize intimidating law topics for the everyday person through stories, anecdotes, and other real-life experiences shared by attorneys.      Our next installment features, David Joseph Schwaner, a personal injury…

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act distributed money in several different ways to help counteract the economic harm resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical facilities, businesses, individuals, and families are eligible for payments under the legislation. For many people, relief has come in the form of tax rebates, also known as stimulus…

Since February, a growing number of Americans have been in preparation mode for the tougher times ahead. With COVID-19 spreading, an increasing number of states have declared a state of emergency.  Some entrepreneurial citizens have decided to capitalize on the trend by drastically hoarding supplies of essential items such as toilet paper, hand sanitizer, face…

If your employer has put you on temporary unpaid leave or furloughed you, due to the COVID-19 crisis, you’re not alone.  The coronavirus pandemic has brought most industries to a near standstill. Millions of Americans working in “non-essential” businesses have been furloughed or laid off. While definitions for essential versus non-essential businesses vary from state…

Avvo 1-on-1 is Avvo’s new question-and-answer article series featuring candid interviews with attorneys in various specific fields of law.  The goal of this series is to humanize intimidating law topics for the everyday person through stories, anecdotes, and other real-life experiences shared by attorneys.      Our next installment features Matt Fakhoury, a domestic violence attorney…