Landlords begin evictions again today

As discussed in this article, the CDC moratorium on evictions ends today. Today, an emergency federal policy that has stood between thousands or millions of families and eviction will lift. As of early this month, nearly 6.5 million renter households weren’t caught up on rent, and an unknown proportion of these families will immediately face eviction as […]

CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended Again

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) announced on June 24, 2021 that the Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19 (“Federal Eviction Moratorium”) has been extended for one month to July 31, 2021. We have written about this regularly. If you want to know what all this moratorium entails […]

Are your personnel manuals and practices up to date?

According to the most recent cases brought forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), there are four main areas that businesses and local governments (like city councils and county commissions) should address in their personnel policies and practices: (i) age discrimination; (ii) background checks; (iii) sexual harassment; and (iv) harassment and social media policy. […]

Introducing Lillie McIntyre

We are excited to announce the addition of our newest associate attorney, Lillie McIntyre. Lillie graduated from the University of Alabama, summa cum laude, before obtaining her law degree from Mississippi College School of Law.

We have phenomenal women!

Jacy Fisher, an attorney with our firm, is a phenomenally strong woman. She is a multi-hyphenated success: recording artist-JAG officer-champion bodybuilder. (She needs to step-up her cornhole game, though.) But for me, more importantly, she is a role model and inspiration for my daughters and I expect for these young girls from Restoration Academy that […]

Can you profit from PPP loan fraud? Yes, you can.

You need to read this crazy story about the rampant fraud surrounding the Paycheck Protection Program loans. In total, ProPublica found 378 small loans totaling $7 million to fake business entities, all of which were structured as single-person operations and received close to the largest loan for which such micro-businesses were eligible. The overwhelming majority […]

The CDC Eviction Moratorium is back on

Following the status of the eviction moratorium will give you whip lash. As you may know, the CDC declared a moratorium on residential evictions. It was popularly reported to stop all evictions from people’s homes. Then landlords developed paths around the prohibition. Then, the moratorium was then extended through June. Then, new rules and restrictions […]

What Happens to a Person’s Child Support Obligation if they Go to Jail or Prison?

“Current estimates of the number of children with incarcerated parents vary. One report found that the number of children who have experienced parental incarceration at least once in their childhood may range from 1.7 million to 2.7 million. If this estimate is on target, that means 11 percent of all children may be at risk.” So […]