Assist your community and volunteer to answer legal issues on SBA Financing Loans and CARES Act
| Senior Attorney, Legal Aid of Marin
MCBA is offering a training session for lawyers who want to volunteer and field calls from our community business owners, commercial landlords, commercial tenants, and residential landlord and tenants.
There is a growing need requesting free legal guidance and MCBA is coordinating an effort to train volunteer lawyers who can answer inquiries to business owners, employers, and residents impacted by COVID-19.
The training will cover the following areas:
- Multiple forms of SBA financing under CARES Act for commercial tenants.
- Payroll tax deferments.
- How lenders are working with landlords.
- How tenants receive cash from the federal government in April, and enhanced unemployment insurance benefits.
- Precautions for tenants organizing for a rent strike and/or just refusing to pay rent. The end result ultimately will be an eviction when the courts open. Right now there is eviction protection locally only through May 31.
The program is not intended to be a Lawyer Referral Program and lawyers who want to volunteer after the training will need to sign a waiver.
Mee Mee Wong | Email