Minnesota Vehicle Forfeiture Law

In recent years Minnesota government entities in their ceaseless search for more revenue have convinced our Legislature to pass laws that allow them to seize and sell real property, vehicles and other personal property associated with criminal activity. These...

Grandparents Custody Rights

Minnesota has a statute granting a way for grandparents and other “defacto custodians” of children to seek custody of the children they are caring for and love.1  There are a myriad of circumstances that can lead to a need for non-biological parents to seek legally...

CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY CONSIDERATIONS DUE TO COVID-19

The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic is undeniable. Both large and small businesses are closed or have reduced their operations…some permanently, some temporarily. This has meant that millions of employees and self-employed individuals are now unemployed,...

Appeal of Dangerous Dog Designations

Minnesota has a lengthy and detailed statute designed to address disputes involving what it describes as “dangerous dogs”. In Minn. Stat. § 347.50(2), a dangerous dog means any dog that, without provocation, inflicts substantial bodily harm on a person on public or...

The Importance of Documentation

We are often asked by business clients “what should I do before we get an appointment to consult with you.” Among the most important is the documentation of what has transpired between the parties. Simple emails, cell phone photographs, and text messages that...