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What Do You Need to Know About Long Term Care?

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As people are living longer and longer thanks to technology, long term care has increasingly become an issue.  So what do you need to know?  First, long term care will be a significant financial issue for adults age 65 and older in Minnesota.  According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 12% of Minnesota’s… Read more »


Bus Accidents

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What to Expect When Starting a Bus Accident Lawsuit in Minnesota According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, 358 people lost their lives in traffic accidents in Minnesota during 2017 and nearly 30,000 sustained serious injuries. A small percentage of those injured or killed were passengers on a school bus or a city bus. Due to… Read more »


The Benefits of Choosing a Prenuptial Agreement in Minnesota

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Minnesota Prenuptial Agreement Lawyer As your wedding day approaches there are many things you and your partner will have to take care of to not only ensure that your special day goes smoothly, but also in order to ensure that you are prepared for your new life together. One thing more couples are choosing to… Read more »


A GUIDE TO PERSONAL INJURY STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN MINNESOTA

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If you were injured due to the negligence and poor decisions of another, remember that you are not alone in the fight to recover . The law mandates that the at-fault person own up to their mistakes and pay for the damages caused. After all, someone has to.   A critical first step when beginning… Read more »


Big Changes Coming in 2019 to the Tax Treatment of Alimony Under New Tax Law

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Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“H.R.1”), recently signed into law by President Trump, big changes are coming in 2019 to the tax treatment of alimony, or spousal maintenance, as we call it here in Minnesota. Spousal maintenance refers to payments after a divorce from an ex-spouse that earns a higher salary or has… Read more »


Big Changes Coming to Minnesota Child Support Laws on August 1, 2018

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Big changes are coming to how child support obligations are calculated effective August 1, 2018.   Before discussing the changes, it is important to understand the components of a monthly child support obligation.  There are three different components to a monthly child support obligation:  basic child support, medical support and childcare support.  Basic child support, as… Read more »


Common Law Marriage and the Putative Spouse in Minnesota

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Common law marriage refers to a situation in which people are deemed legally married simply because they cohabitate together for a long time and hold themselves out as if they are married, despite the fact that they have not followed the legal procedures to be married under state law.  In Minnesota, common law marriage laws… Read more »


NO-FAULT: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT WORKS

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If you’ve never been injured in an auto accident before, you likely  have any no experience with no-fault insurance, and the phrase “no-fault insurance” is often a source of confusion for those unfamiliar with its meaning, but this article aims to change that. First, we will walk through what “no-fault” actually means and then discuss… Read more »


Domestic Abuse and Orders For Protection in Minnesota

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In Minnesota, domestic abuse is defined as the following when committed by one family or household member against another family or household member: 1) physical harm, bodily injury, or assault; 2) threats of imminent physical harm, bodily injury, or assault; 3) terroristic threats; 4) criminal sexual conduct; or 5) interference with an emergency call. In… Read more »


HOW TO FILE A PROPERTY DAMAGE CLAIM FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT

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If you’ve just been in a car accident thats not your fault, you likely have many questions, not the least of which is how to get your car back on the road. This article addresses common concerns and questions that drivers face after a collision, including how to get a rental car, and whether you’re… Read more »