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Hillary Moonay of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel (Photo: Courtesy Photo) Hillary Moonay of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

While the loss of a job may often affect the support obligation that one party has to pay to the other, there may be unique considerations in the time of a pandemic. Over the last several months of the COVID-19 crisis, more than 2 million Pennsylvanians have filed for unemployment compensation. With many people losing jobs or being furloughed, the ability to find a new job is almost impossible right now. As a result, job loss for those individuals who have support obligations is extremely stressful. The same is true for people who receive child support or spousal support as they rely on such support payments to pay their own bills.

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