This article from the NCLC lists actions Congress, governors, federal and state agencies, and businesses are taking to protect consumers in light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic.
The actions include:
- suspensions on foreclosures
- terminations of telecommunications and utility service
- elimination of interest and forbearance on student loan payments
- limits on debt collection
- and, more.
The article is limited to actions and orders that have been officially announced as final decisions and will be updated as developments warrant.
Read the article here: Major Consumer Protections Announced in Response to Coronavirus
Estate planning attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is active in the Texas and Austin Bar Associations. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.
She assists families of people with special needs, people planning for the retirement years and people administering estates.