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Coronavirus Impact and Assurance: Yes! We are still open for business!

As you are all aware, we are currently facing unique challenges due to the Coronavirus. While this is a serious crisis, it is important to keep it in perspective, and not allow it to prevent us from going about our business. We want to assure all of our clients that this office is prepared to serve your needs, regardless of what happens and how the virus affects Minnesota. In an effort to keep the office safe, we have stepped up prevention and sanitation measures in hopes to prevent disease transmission.

Because we are a paperless office, our entire staff is prepared to work from home if necessary. No matter what happens, we will continue to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services. For any clients who are not comfortable leaving their homes, we can handle any appointments remotely via phone, FaceTime, Skype, Zoom , and can transfer any documents to you electronically or by mail, if that is your preference.

Please rest assured, we will continue to take care of your legal needs in this challenging time, and your safety is our highest priority.

Please see our blog for more info on pandemic response.

DOMESTIC ABUSE AND THE SHUTDOWN

| Apr 7, 2020 | Firm News

It is unfortunate, but, perhaps not surprising that having people home more than ever, sheltering in place has caused a spike in domestic abuse cases. Being in constant contact, combined with financial and child care pressures is bound to increase conflict. Courts are continuing to handle domestic abuse cases, if you file for an Order for Protection or Harassment Restraining Order you will get a hearing very soon. If someone has filed for an order against you you will need to go to court. If you are a victim of abuse, or accused of abuse, it is important to respond quickly and get good advice. Whether we are in a national emergency or not, restraining orders are serious business, they can determine who stays in a house and who has custody of children.

Ed