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Wrongful Death: Your Rights as an Employee

A company of wrongful death attorneys and business lawyers discusses if you could have a viable wrongful death case as it pertains to your employer.

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What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Times are getting tougher out there; money is tighter and wages are slim. If you’re in a position in which you’re unable to repay your outstanding debt, you might have considered filing for bankruptcy—that is, declaring in the eyes of the law that you are unable to pay your debt. While to many, significantly reducing or eliminating all monetary debt might seem like a dream come true, it isn’t something to take lightly. It does come with heavy consequences to your credit. Only a trusted bankruptcy lawyer or business lawyer like those at JD Haas can help determine if the process is right for you and your financial situation.

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What Constitutes as Debt Collector Harassment?

You probably know that there are countless rules surrounding debt and the borrowing of money from larger firms. There’s a reason, after all, that credit card offers are often laden in fine print! However, you may not know your rights when it comes to making late payments and dealing with debt collectors. These large entities have a such a large degree of financial power; what are your rights as a citizen under the law?

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What Even is a Civil Litigation Case?

You probably are familiar with the word “civil,” and maybe the word “litigation,” but what on Earth do those terms mean when put together? You may wonder what civil litigation lawyers (also simply called civil lawyers for short) do for their careers. You may also wonder, if you feel you’ve been legally wronged, if you could make use of their services!

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Is My Personal Injury Case Winnable?

So is your personal injury case winnable? Well, if that question was straightforward, we at JD Haas would be out of jobs! Personal injury lawyers have complicated occupations, and whether any given case is winnable depends on the specifics of state law and the case occurrences themselves. It’s impossible to give you a straight answer in a single blog post; you’re much better off coming in for a free consultation.

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Libel and Slander: What’s the Difference?

Free speech is one of the values that America was founded on. After all, the original colonizers fled Great Britain to come here and practice free speech. It seems a little strange, then, that there exist punishments for certain types of speech and civil litigation lawyers to handle these cases.

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How to Know if Your HOA is Overstepping its Legal Bounds

Homeowners associations (HOAs), generally speaking, are organizations that genuinely care about the welfare of the communities they serve. They ensure the financial stability of the residents there, and they also work to foster a sense of community and uniformity among residents, as well as strong neighborhood bonds.

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Debt Relief Services Other Than Bankruptcy

If you have hit the point in your financial life where you’re looking to file for bankruptcy, it’s important to consult a legal team. If applicable, many people will file for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy with the help of a reputable attorney. However, there are alternatives to filing for bankruptcy, so it’s important to explore all of these options before you file for bankruptcy.

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What Can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Do For You?

If you believe you may have to file for bankruptcy due to a debt you are unable to repay, contact our team at JD Haas & Associates today. Navigating the world of bankruptcy can be difficult, but with our expert team, we can lead you through it and get you back on track. Our team often deals with Chapter 13 bankruptcy. When you come to us for a free case evaluation, we will study your case and get to know you before deciding which route would be best for you. Here, our experts will discuss how filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help you settle your debts and how we will lead you through that process.

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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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