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Post Apocalyptic Legal Manual?

Movies of the zombie/post apocalypse genre seem to be popping up everywhere, especially in today’s terrorism high alert society.  Unfortunately, planning for such events (hopefully not actual zombies) is an all true reality. Today, I came across this article of excerpts from NY City’s own doomsday legal manual.  I wish...

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Some Inspiration With Your Morning Coffee

The Minneapolis Star Tribune posted this article about a former law school classmate, Mike Hanson.  Mike recently succeeded in traveling the Appalachian Trail solo.  The remarkably cool part, he did it while being guided by voice GPS—Mike has been blind since birth. Mike graduated a year ahead of me and I did not...

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Divorce Myths: Moving Out-of-State with Children

I recently spoke at a parenting through divorce class and once again, I was asked about the rules of moving out-of-state with a minor child.  There is a big misconception about the rules in Minnesota regarding moving the residence of a minor child. Unless the other parent agrees, you may not move...

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Hiring an Attorney: Small Business Edition

I wrote a post a while back that focused on how to interview a prospective attorney.  I admit, when I drafted the article I had individual clients in mind, not business clients.  I recently came across this article from the New York Times.  It has a lot of the same...

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Workplace Confidentiality (Or Lack Thereof)

A recent California Court of Appeals case determined that an email sent by an attorney to his client’s work email address was not privileged like typical private communication between an attorney and a client would be.  The decision states in part: he e-mails sent via company computer under the circumstances...

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Overdose of the Tiger Mother

This week I’ve read no more than four articles reviewing/flaming/praising Amy Chua’s new book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. One of many conversations with the author can be found here.  For the few of you in dark, Ms. Chua’s premise is that the strict, uncompromising standards of  stereotypical Chinese parents makes children successful....

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Basics of Property Ownership Between Spouses

So many folks who I work with on real property (land) matters have at least some confusion about how property ownership generally works, especially between spouses.  Here are some of the issues I see the most often and a basic explanation of the law related to each instance:

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