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Month: August 2020

Understanding the charitable remainder trust

For many people today, supporting a charitable organization may offer them a way to give back to something that they benefited from or to support an effort they believe in and want to see succeed. When making an estate plan, a person may choose to incorporate planned...

Understanding first degree drug charges in Minnesota

A person arrested for and charged with a suspected drug offense in Minnesota may wish to understand the different types of charges under the state's law and what penalties they may come with. Minnesota law recognizes five degrees of drug crimes, with fifth degree...

Do I update my estate plan during a divorce?

If you and your spouse documented your long-term estate planning needs, you should feel good about having those things in order. When you and your spouse get a divorce, however, those plans may need a refresh. Understanding what you may or may not update after you...


Contrary to popular belief, the eviction moratorium does not mean that no evictions can happen.  From the beginning, evictions have been allowed for drug use/sales, and other illegal activity.  Over the last few months the moratorium has been loosened to allow...

Finding a good job with a criminal record

For many people in Minnesota, the experience of being arrested may give rise to many fears not just for the immediate moment but for what it may mean to their future. Relationships, school attendance, scholarships and jobs may all be impacted by a criminal charge....


Mr. Hunter and I are seriously considering an appeal as we believe that the law allows for an individual victimized by the wrongful conduct of city officials to pursue redress, and it is the job of Mr. Hunter and I are seriously considering an appeal as we believe...

Understanding Minnesota’s drug treatment courts

After being arrested and charged with a drug crime in Minnesota, you may wonder what type of penalties you may face. You may also feel concerned about your future and how you may rebuild your life in a positive manner. Depending on the nature of your circumstances,...

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