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How To Cancel a Contract for Deed

A contract for deed is a form of seller financing where the seller sells real property in exchange for installment payments over time.  In Minnesota, contract for deed transactions are governed by a statutory framework transferring all but an equitable interest in property to the buyer.  The buyer is responsible...

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In the News: Toll of Caring for the Elderly Increases

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about the increasing cost of caring for elderly family.  The article* can be found Here.  According to a U.S. Health and Retirement Study, “the percentage of adult children taking care of their parents has tripled since 1994, with nearly 10 million people...

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Cleaning up Your Criminal Record (Expungement)

Anybody can make a mistake or have a momentary lapse in judgment. But when this lapse in judgment results in arrest, criminal charges or a criminal conviction it can haunt you for a long time, especially when a prospective employer is seeking to conduct a criminal background check.  There is, however,...

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Protecting Your Children Through Estate Planning

As a parent you naturally care for your child(ren)’s basic needs: feeding,  bathing, providing shelter and clothing, and comforting through scraped knees and bad days. What may not come as naturally or as easily, but is just as important, is protecting your child(ren) in the event the unthinkable happens, and...

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Child Support in Minnesota

The Minnesota child support statute changed significantly in 2007.  If you were divorced before 2007 and paying child support, your obligation is likely calculated under the “old” system.  If you were divorced after 2007, you are operating under the new system. The new law completely overhauled how child support is calculated. ...

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Dealing with the Police

If you are arrested by the police: You have the right to remain silent; you do not have to talk to the police. You may ask for a lawyer at any time. If you are a minor, you should ask for your parents. If you ask for a lawyer, the...

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Superhero, Inc. or L.L.C. or L.L.L.P.

The main idea behind these articles is to provide normal folks information about law that is applicable to them.  Through an NPR article today, I learned of a blog that takes this concept to a whole new level and provides specific legal information to a group of folks they identify...

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