I typically get a lot of clients who are confused when it comes to workers’ compensation claims and what it means if the claim is accepted or if it’s denied. This may sound like an easy distinction, but in the world of workers’ compensation, it is not always abundantly clear. This article w... continue reading »
Why Do I Need to Go Through Probate?
This is a question we often hear after a title company or realtor warns a client that they can’t close until they go through probate. The basic answer is that a dead person can’t sign a deed. That’s pretty obvious but I will give you several examples where people often think they will n... continue reading »
Business Succession – The Buy-Sell Agreement
Attorney Laura J. Hansen is our author today, and she has written the following article about buy-sell agreements. In a previous article, Ms. Hansen discussed the importance of succession planning for business owners. For a business to withstand the test of time and become a ‘legacy’ ... continue reading »
What are Temporary Partial Disability Benefits?
When a person experiences a work place injury they are often confused as to what types of benefits they may be entitled to. Quite often I get phone calls and walk-ins wanting some guidance on what an accepted workers’ compensation claim entitles the injured worker to. This article will focus so... continue reading »
I represent a lot of landlords around the area and while some are very familiar with the eviction process, others are not. Today’s article will focus on the eviction process and what to expect when a landlord wishes to terminate a lease agreement with a tenant.
The most common form of ev... continue reading »
What are Temporary Total Disability Benefits?
When a person experiences a work place injury they are often confused as to what types of benefits they may be entitled to. Quite often I get phone calls and walk-ins wanting some guidance on what an accepted workers’ compensation claim entitles the injured worker to. Given the complexity of te... continue reading »
Buying a Business
What’s involved in buying a business? It may be as simple as purchasing a truck, inventory, and equipment or as much as purchasing all the shares of a corporation.
One way to proceed with the purchase of a business is to buy all the assets related to the operation of that business. This ... continue reading »
Dissolution of Corporation or Limited Liability Company Under Minnesota Law
Often a new business is started with high expectations of success and profits, perhaps on a national or worldwide scale. We imagine that our little company will grow into the next Honeywell, Microsoft, or dare we say Snapchat. Or we just imagine that our company will succeed in the town in which ... continue reading »
The New Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
The following article is about the transition to the new Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. The old statute governing the formation, operation, and management of limited liability companies (LLCs) in Minnesota will be repealed and replaced by the new statute on January 1, 20... continue reading »
Leadership Roles in Community Organizations – So, You have been asked to serve on a board
The following article is on the role of volunteers as board members and officers of community non-profit organizations. Our law firm assists many area community groups with their entity formation, governance, and other legal concerns.
Volunteers are an integral part of our small communitie... continue reading »