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…
Attorney's Fees: Contract clauses are enforced
Nobody likes paying attorney's fees. Not even your own client when you win (they'll tolerate it much more, but they won't like the bill). In…
What is an Injunction?
Want to force someone to stop doing something? If yes, you seek an injunction. That is the legal remedy whereby one is ordered by a court to stop…