Families & Individuals Hurt by COVID-19 | Legal Resources & Debt Relief Options

April 13, 2020 | Bill Henry

Debt Relief Options and Other Legal Information for Families & Individuals Affected by COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is hitting families and individuals incredibly hard. More than 3 million people have lost their jobs around the country as of March 26, 2020, while others face cuts to their income. This leaves many people wondering how they’ll pay their mortgage, rent, and other bills and obligations, such as credit cards and child support. COVID-19 issues really run the gamut.

Robinson & Henry, P.C. has created this resource guide that focuses on the many issues individuals and families are facing right now.

We will continue to add helpful content to this site, so please return for additional information.

If you find that you need help, whether it be with mounting debt or a family law issue, we’re here for you. Give us a call at (303) 688-0944 if you have any questions, or you can schedule online a time to talk with an attorney. 

Table of Contents

Financial Assistance for Housing

Debt Relief Options 

Emergency Tax Extensions

Family Law Matters

Personal Health Matters

Your Home & Personal Finances

Financial Assistance for Housing

Having Trouble Paying Your Mortgage? 

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State and federal governments have ordered mortgage assistance for many Coloradans as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Some foreclosures and evictions are being temporarily halted. You may be able to suspend mortgage payments or refinance the terms. Read the article to see if you qualify for help.

Eviction Relief for Renters

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The state of Colorado has ordered that evictions be temporarily halted. Additionally, Governor Jared Polis directed a number of agencies to provide financial help for renters.

Find out what assistance may be available for you.

Foreclosure Defense Options

If you believe you face foreclosure, or if you have already received a Notice of Election and Demand for Sale from your county’s Public Trustee, you must act quickly.

The sooner you act, the more foreclosure defense options you have available to you. Learn more about your options.

Contact our foreclosure defense attorneys if you believe you wrongly received a foreclosure notice during the 60-day moratorium. 

If you believe you have been unfairly forced out of your rental home or hit with fees that go against the governor’s executive order, reach out to our eviction defense lawyers. They can help out sort out your options. 

Debt Relief Options 

Bankruptcy: It Doesn’t Have to be a Death Sentence

Bankruptcy has long been considered the black sheep of the debt relief family. And it’s unfortunate because bankruptcy can actually a good tool to help people get back on the path to rebuilding their credit.

Read this free legal guide, that you can download, we dispel the myths about bankruptcy. It may be the option for you.

Debt Settlement & Debt Consolidation

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Many people want to leave bankruptcy for their last resort. That means debt settlement and debt consolidation is the other main alternative.

There are advantages and disadvantages to these debt relief options. In this article, we list some of the most important issues to consider when determining if either choice is right for you.

The novel coronavirus pandemic has financially affected millions of people around the country. We are here if you’d like to learn more about the options you have to find some relief from burdensome debt. 

Emergency Tax Extensions

COVID-19 Tax Relief
In an effort to help taxpayers, the IRS is giving Americans more time to file and pay their taxes by implementing a tax extension. Colorado Governor Jared Polis also instituted a tax delay.

Read this article to learn more, then download our free 2020 Tax Cheat Sheet.

Do you want to know how our tax and estate planning attorneys can help you protect your future and save on taxes during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Call (303) 688-0944 to set up a free meeting with attorney Lucas Frei or another member of our tax and estate planning team. You can also schedule a time online.

Family Law & Personal Health Matters

Family Law Matters

Child Support Modification

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If your income has been significantly affected by the novel coronavirus, you may be able to modify child support.

Find out more about what Colorado law says about changing child support payments.

If you would like to learn more about modifying your child support obligations, our family law attorneys can provide more insight during a free meeting with you.

Personal Health Matters

Health Insurance & Workers’ Compensation

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COVID-19 has people wondering if their health insurance will cover them if they contract the respiratory virus. Then, what happens if your insurance claim is denied.

And what about compensation if you caught the novel coronavirus at work.

We have the answers to these questions and more in this article.

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