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            Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our firm is rescheduling its annual Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law Seminar. We are planning to bring this seminar to you virtually on June 25, 2020, at no cost to you.               Registration and details will follow.               If you previously registered and paid to attend our May seminar, we will be refunding your registration fee.               Thank you for your...

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                                 Heidelberg Steinberger is very proud to note former firm member, Cory Wilson, has been nominated for a judgeship on the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals by President Trump. Cory opened the firm’s Jackson, Mississippi office before being elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives. He was later appointed to the Mississippi Court of Appeals where he presently serves. He was joined by...

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I trust all of you are well and dealing with the Coronavirus crisis as well as can be expected. New reports are suggesting it will subside sooner than later. With this novel coronavirus comes the response of Federal, State, and Local governments and the need to navigate new issues. By this time I am sure most of you have read more than you wanted to read about the virus and how it is impacting the work place. Like you, I have been...

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                The federal CARES Act was signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020.  The Act contains several provisions which prevent eviction of residential tenants for a one-hundred twenty (120) day period.  Depending on whether the property is single residential or multifamily property, some or all of this period comes with a forbearance of mortgage payments for the landlord.                 Under § 4024 of the Act, the eviction...

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We hope you can join us for our annual Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law Seminar on May 21 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jefferson Davis Campus.  This year we will feature MWCC Administrative Law Judge Alan Goodman and Melissa Van Etten from the Department of Labor.  Administrative Law Judge Goodman will speak on a worker’s compensation cases as seen from the Judge’s perspective.  Ms. Van Etten will speak on new...

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            On December 20, 2019, Congress, in a last minute surprise move, passed the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act” or SECURE ACT, which became effective January 1, 2020. The IRS has not had the opportunity to craft many of the applicable Regulations, but they will be forthcoming. Important and key changes include:             a.      The 70.5 year age limitation for contributions to Traditional IRA’s is...

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