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What Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Do For You?

When you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you get a few advantages that others who file for a different plan do not. These advantages may allow you to have an easier time paying off your debts.

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The Minnesota Court of Appeals Clarifies Legislative Immunity and the Speech or Debate Clause

In the case of Lyndsey Olson v John Lesch, No. A18-1694 (Minn. Ct. App, 2019), the Minnesota Court of Appeals clarified when legislative immunity and the speech or debate clause of the Minnesota Constitution shield legislators from liability. 

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Is It Time To Declare Bankruptcy?

Navigating the world of bankruptcy may be difficult, but it can be made easier when you find a trusted legal team. They can help you go about the process the right way, and help you get your life back on track.

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Dueling Immunities: Minnesota Shopkeeper’s Privilege to Detain & Self Defense

In the State of Minnesota, shopkeepers have a limited privilege to arrest or detain based on Minn. Stat. § 629.366 (2018). This statute grants civil and criminal immunity as long as the statutory requirements are met.

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How Do You Know If Your Case Is Winnable?

To prove another party is liable in your personal injury case, you have to provide many pieces of evidence. Knowing how to start your case can be difficult, but with the help of an experienced team of lawyers, it can be easy.

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What Constitutes Provocation for the Purposes of the Minnesota Dog Bite Statute Minn. Stat. § 347.22?

When an injury is caused by a dog in Minnesota, issues of responsibility and liability can be complex and attenuated. In our state, liability for these types of injuries is on the owner or harborer unless an exception applies. Provocation is one such exception, it is discussed below.

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Why You Should Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer

Not hiring a personal injury lawyer for your case could be detrimental. Without the help of a lawyer, it can be incredibly difficult to pursue a claim and get the settlement you deserve. A lawyer can fight for you and ensure you’re not being taken advantage of.

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Attractive Nuisance and Backyard Trampolines: What You Need to Know

With the summer season before us, many families are getting their yards, pools, trampolines, ready for family fun. As we all know, accidents can and will happen and children are drawn to certain structures and elements.

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What Is Comparative Fault in Minnesota?

When an accident occurs and legal proceedings are pursued, it has to be decided who is more at fault for the incident. When this happens, comparative fault comes into play. Comparative fault decides which party receives the most compensation and why.

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How an Attorney Can Help You with Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney in Minneapolis can help you file your claim and work with your courts to discharge your bankruptcy. JD Haas & Associates, PLLC can help you with your bankruptcy.

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