As much as we try to avoid it, taxation is a part of life. We are faced with sales tax, income tax, estate tax, capital gains tax, gift tax and property tax to name a few. With the 2018 year coming to a close, some of us are thinking what else can we do to minimize our tax bill, both now and ... continue reading »
“No work restrictions, no work comp.” Those are the wise words I first heard from my mentor John Person and the words I’ve been relaying to my clients. It sounds so simple, but it’s often an area that generates a lot of conflict between the employee and emp... continue reading »
As deer season is upon us I thought it would be a good time to review title to your land. It’s pretty common for several buddies or family members to buy some land together and then share ownership and use to make hunting more affordable. It’s a lot more fun to hunt when you can enjoy wit... continue reading »
I wanted to share with you some information about a workshop called The Final Gift. The parish nurse at my Church has organized several of these workshops after she attended one in a nearby community. The Final Gift is intended to be your final gift to your family. Death is a very hard topic ... continue reading »
This article is a follow up to her article published in August on restrictive covenants between an employer and employee.
Under Minnesota law, restrictive covenants are legal and enforcea... continue reading »
I field many calls regarding Social Security Disability and many of these calls surround what is required in order to get approved for benefits. That is somewhat of a loaded question, as there are a lot of factors that go into answering, so this article will serve as an overview in order to hopef... continue reading »
Many legal disputes arise from trees, fences, structures, docks, driveways, along your lot lines. The best advice within this article might be to introduce yourself to your neighbor as soon as you can since getting along with neighbors makes any legal issue easier to solve. Even if neighbors ... continue reading »
As the temperatures begin to drop and the leaves start to change, the following question starts to come up more and more during my estate planning meetings: What legal documents should I take with me when I am traveling? Not only do our snowbirds need to think about taking legal documents with ... continue reading »
It’s impossible not to have noticed or experienced the tremendous growth in the use of technology to capture our “signature” or, from a legal perspective, the act that symbolizes our affirmative consent or agreement to be bound.
With a few simple clicks on our computer or phone, we c... continue reading »
Although summer is winding down, warm weather continues (at least for a little while). With warmer weather, this brings people out of their homes and out into the community. With that, the streets are being shared with pedestrians and cars. As such, pedestrian injuries occur. This article will sh... continue reading »