Kansas City Missouri Adds Online FAQ Regarding the “Stay At Home” Order and Clarification on Essential vs. Non-Essential Businesses

Kansas City Missouri Adds Online FAQ Regarding the “Stay At Home” Order and Clarification on Essential vs. Non-Essential Businesses

Kansas City Missouri has added an online FAQ regarding its recent “Stay At Home” Order.  In addition to general details about the “Stay At Home” Order itself, many of the questions focus on whether certain types of businesses are considered essential or non-essential.  This FAQ provides additional context regarding the identification of “essential” businesses that

The Small Business Administration is Now Accepting Applications from Small Businesses in Missouri and Kansas for Emergency Loans Related to COVID-19

The Small Business Administration is Now Accepting Applications from Small Businesses in Missouri and Kansas for Emergency Loans Related to COVID-19

The SBA has officially declared disasters related to COVID-19 in Missouri and Kansas.  These declarations are statewide—meaning that qualified small businesses throughout the entire states of Missouri and Kansas can now apply for Economy Injury Disaster Loans.  These SBA loans are intended to help small businesses meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot

The Early Bird Gets the Worm: Small Businesses Intending to Seek SBA Disaster Assistance Loans Should Start that Process Now

The Early Bird Gets the Worm: Small Businesses Intending to Seek SBA Disaster Assistance Loans Should Start that Process Now

  The governors of Missouri and Kansas are working hard to establish disaster assistance programs to help small businesses obtain SBA loans for economic injuries caused by COVID-19.  We anticipate these declarations will be made any day.  Once those declarations are made, the SBA will accept statewide applications for SBA loans.  However, there is no

What the COVID-19 Federal Emergency Paid Leave Law Means for Missouri and Kansas Employers, Especially in Light of Local School Closures.

What the COVID-19 Federal Emergency Paid Leave Law Means for Missouri and Kansas Employers, Especially in Light of Local School Closures.

Missouri and Kansas employers are grappling with many issues related to their employees and COVID-19.  These issues have likely been compounded by the recent statewide order in Kansas to close all schools for the remainder of the year and the consequential uncertainty that this presents to those employees with children.  Though Missouri has not taken

Governor Kelly Issues Executive Order on Evictions and Foreclosures in Kansas

Governor Kelly Issues Executive Order on Evictions and Foreclosures in Kansas

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has issued an executive order immediately staying the initiation of all new evictions and foreclosures. The declaration provides in pertinent part: “I hereby direct and order all financial institutions operating in Kansas to temporarily suspend the initiation of any mortgage foreclosure efforts or judicial proceedings and any commercial or residential eviction

Missouri and Kansas Lag Behind on Seeking a Small Business Administration Emergency Loan Disaster Program for COVID-19

Missouri and Kansas Lag Behind on Seeking a Small Business Administration Emergency Loan Disaster Program for COVID-19

Last week, the Administrator of the federal Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued a statement that the SBA would work with state governors to provide targeted, low-interest disaster recovery loans to small businesses that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.  Disaster declarations have already been made for parts of California, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Maine, New Hampshire,

John Kennyhertz and Tad Layton Talk Legal Issues Surrounding Family-Owned Businesses with KU Business School Students

Kennyhertz Perry, LLC partner John Kennyhertz continued his commitment to future entrepreneurs about legal issues in owning or running a company.  Recently, Kennyhertz and Kennyhertz Perry of counsel attorney Tad Layton spoke to the University of Kansas School of Business students on issues surrounding family-owned business.

Jana Fitchett, with the KU Entrepreneurship Department said:

“John Kennyhertz and Tad Layton of Kennyhertz Perry Law Firm continue to support The University of Kansas School of Business with regular semester presentations to teach future entrepreneurs the legal issues they need to consider when starting a business. Once again, last week John and Tad did an outstanding job presenting Legal Issues for Family-Owned Businesses as well as answering a barrage of great questions from KU students. They covered issues such as business entity selection, capital gains and losses, equity stock shares and family governance and estate planning.  Again, a big thanks to Kennyhertz Perry for being such a great resource for The University of Kansas.”