Eviction Moratorium

As of October 12, 2021, the eviction moratorium in Minnesota has been lifted. The Federal CDC eviction mortarium is also no longer in effect. Landlords can now terminate a lease and/or file an eviction for different reasons, including non-payment of rent. However, a...

Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is one of the common forms used as part of the estate planning process. The “principal” is the person who is creating the power of attorney, or authorizing the power. The attorney-in-fact is the person the principal is giving...

Probate Basics

Probate is the court process that authorizes a personal representative to transfer a deceased person’s property. Two important determining factors on if a person’s estate needs to go through probate are: 1) did the person own real property in their name...

Child Custody – Visitation Schedule

In a custody case, both physical custody and legal custody must be agreed upon or determined by a judge. Legal custody specifies which parent, or both parents if joint legal custody, has the right to  make important decisions for the child(ren) including education,...

Affairs and Divorce

Minnesota is a no fault state, which means that a party can ask for divorce without any specific reason other than irretrievable breakdown of marriage. However, being a no fault state also means that having an affair is not typically considered in the issues reviewed...