Category: Minnesota law

What Happens if Keith Ellison Exits the Attorney General Race, Justice & Drew 8.20.18

Monday Morning I once again donned my “Lawyer Extraordinaire” persona as I was in studio with Justice & Drew to discuss the legal standards which govern the replacement of a candidate on a general election ballot in the wake of the

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ICYMI: Minnesota Senate Turmoil, Justice & Drew, 12.14.17 #TCNT

  Last Thursday morning I was in studio to talk with Justice & Drew and Howard Root about the legal implications of Governor Dayton appointing Lt. Governor Tina Smith to the soon to be vacated (maybe) U.S. Senate seat of Al

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ICYMI: The Jeronimo Yanez Verdict – Justice & Drew 6.19.2017 #TCNT

Monday morning I called into to talk with Justice & Drew about the jury’s verdict on June 16 in the Jeronimo Yanez case.  In case you missed it live, click here to listen to our discussion. For those readers not

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Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute September 2016

  I’ve now posted all of my Minnesota Home Talk “Legal Minute” segments for September.  Topics are split evenly amongst purchase agreement issues and commercial lease issues. Click on the links below to listen: September 3, 2016: Should Representations and

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Minnesota Supreme Court Dismisses DFL Petition to Remove Donald Trump From Minnesota Ballot

On Friday August 9, the Minnesota DFL filed a petition with the Minnesota Supreme Court seeking to remove Donald Trump from the Minnesota general election ballot due to an alleged failure by the Republican Party of Minnesota to timely provide

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What You Need to Know About 2013 Minnesota Estate and Gift Tax Changes

Much has been made of the 2013 Minnesota Legislature’s Omnibus Tax Bill and its increased income taxes for higher income taxpayers as well as an expanded sales tax for some business to business services.   Lost in the shadow of these

Minnesota’s Constitutional Lien

Awhile back I wrote about a “Plan B” for mechanics lien claimants who have defective mechanics lien claims.  In that post, I referred to an unjust enrichment claim as “Plan B”. Truth be told, “Plan B” for a defective mechanics

New Laws for Minnesota Landlords

The residential landlord-tenant relationship in Minnesota is heavily regulated, and oftentimes in favor of tenants.  Still, this most recent legislative session resulted in an unusually large number of changes to Minnesota’s landlord-tenant statutes, many of which have important implications for