As I write this in December 2018, the news is being flooded with articles on farm bankruptcies and the looming crisis for farmers and their lenders due to various economic situations outside of each farmer’s control. Farm divorces are estimated to increase.
For anyone who ...Read More
Instead of hiring employees to perform all work on the farm, many pork producers contract with independent contractors to perform certain services. For example, a pork producer may contract with an independent trucker to transport pigs from a nursery to a finishing barn or ...Read More
Access to a safe deposit box upon death can be accomplished in a number of ways. Commonly, documents such as a will, insurance policies, and burial plan documents may be contained in the contents of a safe deposit box. Access to the safe deposit ...Read More
Almost every area of finance and business has dramatically changed as a result of the digital revolution. Notarization has not been among them. If a document needed a notarized signature, it required an in-person meeting with a notary public present where the notary watches ...Read More
It has been more than ten years since the Minnesota Supreme Court decided a case which addressed antenuptial agreements in a significant way. This May, in Kremer v. Kremer, the Supreme Court further clarified the standards which apply to antenuptial agreements which address both ...Read More
Notes On Bank M&A Trends And Considerations
We’ve come a long way from the dark days following the “Great Recession.” Overall economic growth has been steady if not spectacular. Interest rates have been held at historic lows, but are finally starting to rise. Tax reform ...Read More