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

For the last year, thanks to the hard work of all of our staff, and you, our clients, no one who works at this office has gotten Covid while working here, and we have not spread a single case to any of our clients, while getting all of our client's legal needs taken care of. With the spread of vaccination the end is in sight, normal times where we can meet our clients in person in the office are just around the corner.

During the transition we will be having some in person, in office appointments for clients who have already been vaccinated, and for whom the CDC recommended period of time has passed since their last shot. Of course, for anyone who would prefer a phone or video appointment for safety, convenience, or any other reason those types of appointments are always available.

For our clients who have not yet completed the vaccination cycle phone and video appointments are of course available, and, with the return of warm weather we will again be offering outside appointments under the tent right outside our front door. For all appointments, masks will continue to be required.

Through the transition safety of all staff and clients will continue to be our top priority, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Please see our blog for more info on pandemic response.

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When Does A Case Go To Civil Court?

Civil law allows people to seek damages for a wide range of noncriminal acts. A wide range of areas of the law, from property law to civil rights law may be handled through the civil court system, either at the state or federal level. The main difference between civil cases and criminal cases is that criminal cases involve acts that are considered to have caused harm to an entire community; civil cases, on the other hand, involve one person or private entity causing harm to another person or entity.

Experienced Guidance Through All Types Of Civil Cases

At Ed Shaw Law, our attorneys practice in a wide range of legal areas, and we believe that’s one of our greatest strengths. You don’t need to know what type of law your problem falls under, or whether you need a lawsuit to address it. That’s our job to figure out.

If you have a problem that you think needs a legal resolution, we invite you to schedule a consultation with a lawyer in Brainerd or St. Cloud. We’ll evaluate your situation and give you straightforward advice on ways to address all legal issues.

If your case needs to go to court, you can count on our experienced litigators to advocate for you every step of the way. But we won’t drag you into a lawsuit if there’s a more efficient solution. Our goal is to resolve your legal issues as effectively — and as cost-effectively — as possible. Read more about our experience with civil legal issues.

Discuss How Our Experience Can Help Your Case

We have more than 22 years of experience representing individuals in Minnesota state and federal courts. Learn what we can do to help at a consultation. Call us at 218-825-7030 or send us an email to schedule a meeting.