There are many confusing concepts in the workers’ compensation laws, none more confusing than Permanent Partial Disability ratings. Today’s article will hopefully provide some insight on this topic and avoid some uncertainty and anxiety if you are currently dealing with a work injury and will... continue reading »
It’s sad and unfortunate that we feel that we have to write this article, but it’s important to let you know that criminals are quickly developing scams and fraud schemes to take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.
First, find reliable sources of information and when in doubt, stop an... continue reading »
The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 can’t be ignored or denied. It’s safe to say that most of us did not expect an outbreak to develop so quickly or the dramatic changes a pandemic brings to our communities, workplaces, and lives. As we stay home, stay away from others, and cope as best we can... continue reading »
A roof is just one example, but here’s a list of issues that I’ve been hired to fix over the years caused by homeowners hiring contractors that did not do as advertised. If you get a bid that is way lower than the rest, you should be on high alert and confirm things as described below before... continue reading »
Trusts are an important tool in estate planning and may be created for a variety of reasons, which can include both tax and non-tax reasons. Generally a trust based estate plan, will contain a trust (or two if a couple is married and has an estate at or over the Minnesota or Federal estate tax ex... continue reading »
When a lawsuit is started, whether it’s a personal injury matter or a real estate dispute, both parties going in are often extremely adversarial towards one another. A lot of times, the parties say “they’ll never settle” or that they “want their day in court”. However, as the dispute ... continue reading »
Death is never at the top of our list of things to think about. Sometimes ignorance is bliss. However, when we don’t take the time to address what will happen to our estate after we die, you can get some very unintended consequences. Let me give you an example.
Bob and Sue met each other... continue reading »
At the end of 2019, Congress passed the SECURE Act, and the President signed it in to law on December 20th. Most provisions of the SECURE Act go into effect as of January 1, 2020 but some in 2021 or later. Generally, the intent of the SECURE Act is to make saving for retirement easier for America... continue reading »
I’ve been seeing too many cases lately where it’s clear that the opposing party did not understand the cost of litigation before it was too late. Before starting the legal process, talk to friends or other professionals or business owners you know to get a good referral. Even then, it’s no... continue reading »
It’s that time of year again. The holidays, of course, and also the time to complete the annual renewal for your business entity with the Minnesota Secretary of State. Annual renewals are required for corporations, limited liability companies, non-profit corporations, cooperatives, and limi... continue reading »