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Life Estates: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

The information below originally appeared as part of the Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute.   To hear an audio version, click here.   You can hear my Legal Minute segments during the show every Saturday on 1500 ESPN at 7 a.m. and On Demand. A “life estate”

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P.J. Fleck Rowing the Royalty Boat to Help Kids, and More: 3 And Out 7.26.17

On today’s episode of 3 And Out, Bob Sansevere and I discussed the recent news story regarding Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck donating all of his licensing royalties from “Row the Boat” merchandise to children’s charities. By way of background,

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Minnesota Legislature v. Dayton, Part III: Justice & Drew 7.20.17 #TCNT

To conclude, the court holds that Governor Dayton improperly used his line-item veto authority to gain a repeal or modification of unrelated policy legislation by effectively eliminating a co-equal branch of government.  Therefore, under the unique and limited circumstances of this

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Mechanics Liens: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

My recent Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute briefly outlined Minnesota’s mechanic’s lien law, and there is only so much that can be said about mechanic’s liens in sixty seconds.  Here, as the late Paul Harvey would say, is the “rest

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The Legend of John Beasley and the Golden Chest Mine: 3 And Out – 7.12.17

On today’s episode of 3 And Out, Bob Sansevere and I were joined by John Beasley, Tight End for the Minnesota Vikings from 1967-1973 and the starting Tight End on my favorite Vikings team of all time, the 1969 NFL

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Quiet Title Actions and Proceedings Subsequent: Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

The information below originally appeared as part of the Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute.   To hear an audio version, click here.   You can hear my Legal Minute segments during the show every Saturday on 1500 ESPN at 7 a.m. and On Demand. In most every

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On the Start of Sunday Liquor Sales in Minnesota: News & Views 7.2.17

  July 2, 2017 marks the start of Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota.  I joined Roshini Rajkumar on News & Views to talk about this historic moment and what the future of liquor law reform holds for Minnesota.  You can

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Using LLCs To Own Investment Real Estate, Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute

My Legal Minute segments have returned to Minnesota Home Talk.  You can hear them every Saturday on 1500 ESPN at 7 a.m. and On Demand. We start with the question of when is it appropriate to use a limited liability

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Do Minnesota’s High Income Taxes Keep Its Pro Sports Teams From Winning? 3 And Out – 6.28.17

In the latest edition of the 3 And Out podcast, Bob Sansevere and I discuss a study suggesting that the reason that Minnesota’s four major professional sports teams struggle with winning due to the state’s high income tax rates. Eric

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Legislature v. Dayton Legal Battle Continues, and SCOTUS Reinstates Travel Ban: Justice & Drew 6.27.17 #TCNT

Yesterday morning I once again donned my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” cap and called into to talk with Justice & Drew  not once, but twice about some hot legal issues of critical importance. First up was the ongoing battle between the Minnesota

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