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Coronavirus: Legal, Business and Social Implications

For the time being, it looks like COVID-19 is going to affect almost every aspect of American life: from the home front to the Business and Office fronts, Commercial and Residential Real Estate sectors, ongoing Construction Projects and even Marital and Family Law issues. Many people have questions regarding the legal, business and even social effects that the virus is perpetrating on the very fabric of our society. At Heekin Law, P.A., we are experienced in all aspects of business law, construction law, HOA and COA association guidance, real estate law, and marital and family law. Our group of experienced and seasoned attorneys has over 50 years of shared legal experience. We understand the numerous legal conditions that this dreaded disease has caused and we have outlined below the many areas of law we practice and are ready to address client’s needs regarding their legal rights and obligations, specific contractual responsibilities and fulfillment challenges as affected by this crisis.

For questions about the recent legislation passed by Congress for SBA loans, funding and lending opportunities, please consult with your Banker or CPA about the Plans, Guidelines, and Qualifications to receive funds.

At Heekin Law, P.A. we are here to answer questions and help resolve issues brought about by the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Below are the areas of law we practice and some guidance in the areas of law we can provide assistance.

Business Law

Many business owners, partners, franchisees and associates have questions about contractual agreements, job fulfillment, business closures, employee and fiduciary responsibilities that might have come into play due to the COVID-19 epidemic. We have extensive Business Law knowledge and can help guide business owners through this perilous and difficult time.

Creditors’ Rights

At Heekin Law, P.A., we assist, protect and give guidance to creditors, lenders, guarantors, unsecured creditors, and others who are owed unresolved debt. Even during this Coronavirus outbreak, debtors have a responsibility to pay their debts. We are known for our successful and vigorous representation protecting Creditor’ Rights in pursuing debt owed. If you have questions about any aspects of your rights and issues that have materialized due to the recent pandemic outbreak, give us a call for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Construction Law

At Heekin Law, P.A. we specialize in all aspects of Construction Law, from drafting and contract review, to business formations and dispute resolution. Ongoing construction projects during this Coronavirus Outbreak could be affected by performance issues including construction project disruptions, contractor performance, and sub-contractor and supplier fulfillment. We are here to answer any questions regarding these matters and take whatever action is necessary to protect our client’s rights.

HOA and COA Association Matters

Associations might need guidance through these difficult times with covenant disputes, enforcement and assessment collection. We have extensive experience resolving disputes amicably, protecting the delicate relationships that exist between association governing bodies and property owners. Association Law is a highly sophisticated legal discipline that requires a lawyer with experience and who understands all applicable laws. We can even help answer Property Management Company’s questions that have resulted due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Real Estate Law Issues

Heekin Law, P.A. handles Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Evictions, and Defaults. During this very sensitive time, obtaining professional and legal guidance might be necessary to navigate the rough waters created by the virus. We are available to answer any questions and take whatever necessary legal actions are appropriate. Give us a call at 904-355-7000 for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Marital and Family Law and Corona Virus Outbreak

During these extremely sensitive and demanding times, parents and guardians are being forced to take on additional responsibilities due to school closures and work-at-home requirements. Divorced couples with dependent children might have questions about the recent shelter-in-place and other guidelines and the effect on timesharing or other divorce decree issues. Many unintended consequences have developed due to recent events, and circumstances have been created beyond most parental controls.

Our lead Marital and Family Law Attorney, Hunter Malin, has been selected by Expertise as a top family law attorney in Northeast Florida and he has extensive experience in all matters pertaining to divorce, child-related issues, timesharing, support issues, equitable distribution, alimony, among others, and he can answer any questions you might have, interpret an existing order, protect any rights you have gained or defend an existing court decree on your behalf.

Why Choose Heekin Law, P.A.?

Experience, competence and our commitment to protecting your rights through whatever legal means are necessary to achieve a durable and desired outcome. Due to the Corona Virus, we at Heekin Law, P.A. have also had to modify our office staffing, but we are always available by phone to schedule a secured appointment, answer any questions you may have or take appropriate action on your behalf to protect your legal rights. Give us a Call at 904-355-7000.   


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