The CARES Act amends several provisions of the Bankruptcy Code providing short-term relief to financially distressed small businesses and individual debtors. In this video, Attorney Mark Martella explains how these changes may affect current debtors and those filing bankruptcy in the future.

Contact Mark for more information or questions you may have about loans and your own financial situation.

Mark MartellaMark Martella is an experienced authority in business law and business practices, real estate matters, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and estate planning.  In his 30 years as an attorney both in New Jersey and Florida, he has helped thousands of clients facing business and personal financial challenges.  He has written dozens of articles on these topics, and has published his first book: “Bankruptcy in Plain English:  The Ultimate Layman’s Guide to Taking the Fear and Mystery out of the Bankruptcy Process.” He has published special reports for consumers and small businesses.


  • The Toughest Decision Facing Small Business Owners
  • How to Avoid Debt Addiction and Survive a Financial Crisis
  • Three Tips on How to Deal with Your Creditors
  • Should I use my retirement account to pay the bills?
  • I can’t make my car or credit card payments! What should I do?
  • Options for Tenants & Landlords in a COVID-19 World
  • Government Stimulus Payments FAQ
  • CARES Act – Mortgage & Foreclosure Relief
  • What happens if you can’t make your Chapter 13 payment to the trustee?
  • What happens if you can’t make your mortgage payment?
  • Pros and Cons of Small Business Bridge Loans
  • What can you do if your home buyer backs out?