A Disturbing Trend
Every week the Minnesota Court of Appeals publishes a set of opinions. Some are precedential, some are not. The information published identifies…
Homeowner's Claims: Appraisal Process
Minnesota just had a massive, destructive stretch of weather. Hugo to Forest Lake to Hinckley all had serious damage. Along 35E through Hinckley,…
Confession of Judgment: Useful, but Particular
There are situations where both sides to a debt agree on money being owed. The question is: how to document and collect it?
Minnesota Data Privacy Act
The government: can't live with it, can't live without it. Overlooked in this technological age is the data accumulation that is ongoing every time…
What is "News"
There is not a single large scale media outlet in existence that can truthfully claim to be neutral or unbiased. Whether it is a "newspaper", a…
Legal Disputes: The Big Picture
Jobs are jobs, but they aren't life. I have clients who, understandably, get extremely wrapped up and emotionally invested in their cases. I get to…
Trust Disputes: Language Not Covered in the Uniform Trust Code
A very interesting trust litigation just ran its way through the court of appeals. At issue was a "no contest" clause. No such clause or concept is…
Venue in Multi-State Business Transactions
Venue is defined as where a dispute is litigated. Seems easy enough, but it's not always so easy.
Commercial Lease Breaches: Calculating Damage
A decent portion of businesses make the decision to rent versus buy their space. In the lease situation, the contract governing the rights and…