Created: May 20, 2020 06:16 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — From rent disputes to unemployment issues, a lot of legal questions have come up during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hank Greenberg, the president of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), answered some of your questions on Wednesday’s Coronavirus: Your Good Questions Answered special report.
Watch the special report in its entirety in the videos below.
Part One: Courts are slowly reopening, but what areas are the most backed-up? What new types of litigation are popping up because of the crisis? The NYSBA is providing pro bono help for people who were denied unemployment benefits -- how does that process work?
You can visit NYSBA's website for more information on how they may be able to help you appeal a denied unemployment insurance claim.
Part Two: What should tenants do if they can’t pay their rent in full at this time? Why is it in the landlord’s interest to accept less money than they’re owed?
Part Three: Are lower-income families disproportionately affected legally? How is Greenberg helping with some estate work?
If you have questions you’d like answered, email GoodQuestion@whec.com.
Click here to watch previous editions of Coronavirus: Your Good Questions Answered.
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