Orange County Shelter-In-Place Order Issued on March 24


  • March 25, 2020
  • /   Tara Tedrow, Rebecca Wilson & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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On March 24, 2020, Orange County Mayor Demings signed the order, which becomes effective on Thursday, March 26 at 11 p.m. and will expire on April 9.

Senate Reaches Agreement on $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Bill


  • March 25, 2020
  • /   Ferran Arimon & Amanda Wilson
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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The Senate will vote on later today on a $2 trillion relief package for the coronavirus pandemic.

$2 Trillion Stimulus Bill Good News for Commercial Real Estate, says NAIOP


  • March 25, 2020
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  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Commercial Leasing,Real Estate
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According to NAIOP, the $2 trillion economic stimulus bill agreed upon by House and Senate leaders this morning would include the following actions that are beneficial to the commercial real estate industry...

Modified Protocol Keeps Orange County Inspections Open for Business


  • March 25, 2020
  • /   Rebecca Wilson & McGregor Love
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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Beginning Friday, March 27, access to the Orange County Administration Building will be suspended in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Doctrine of Impossibility: Coronavirus As a Defense for Non-Performance


  • March 24, 2020
  • /   Emmett Egger & Daniel McIntosh
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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Even if a contract does not have a force majeure clause, a party's obligation to perform may still be discharged under the doctrine of impossibility.

Governor DeSantis Issues Presidential Request for Major Disaster Declaration


  • March 24, 2020
  • /   Tara Tedrow & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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On Monday, March 23, 2020, Governor DeSantis requested the President declare a Major Disaster in Florida and requested additional support and resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Governor Issues Mandatory Quarantine and Isolation for Certain Travelers Entering Florida


  • March 24, 2020
  • /   Tara Tedrow & Ferran Arimon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
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Effective 12:01 am on March 24, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis has issued a new Executive Order directing all persons Florida governor mandating self-quarantine for travelers coming from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Shared Parenting During the Coronavirus Crisis


  • March 24, 2020
  • /   Derren Ciaglia & Terry Young
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Family & Marital Law
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The Ninth Judicial Circuit entered administrative order regarding time-sharing and shared parenting procedures in light of COVID-19.

Closing Interrupted? Check Your Force Majeure Provision


  • March 23, 2020
  • /   Jennifer Dixon
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Real Estate
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As the country grinds to a halt during the public health emergency, many are wondering about the effect it may have on their pending real estate closings and other sales transactions.

Socially Distanced Dispute Resolution


  • March 23, 2020
  • /   Richard Dellinger
  • /   Articles,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Alternative Dispute Resolution,Litigation & Trial Practice
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To stop the spread of COVID-19, courts are temporarily, so attorneys are adopting more technological solutions and adapting our practices.