In the recent decision, In re: Musel, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota held that tribal payments are not considered a property interest of a bankruptcy estate when federal law governs and the tribe expressly rejects defining the payments as ...Read More
Governor Walz has agreed to end the peacetime emergency on July 1st. He had planned for his executive orders to expire on August 1st. However, in negotiations with Senate Republicans, he agreed to end his emergency powers tomorrow. Two of his ...Read More
At some point in their careers, most lenders who finance borrowers with real estate collateral will see at least some of their borrowers go through a real estate foreclosure. Depending upon the nature of the real estate foreclosed upon—and the State where the foreclosure ...Read More
On May 26, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court filed its decision in Honke v. Honke. In that case, ex-wife received post-divorce cash gifts from her parents of $500,000.00 during the time she was also receiving spousal maintenance from her ex-husband.
Ex-husband asked the trial court ...Read More
Documentation is one of the easiest ways for an employer to preserve evidence in a case. Ideally, employers should document every action and decision taken concerning incidents, complaints and disciplinary actions in the workplace, no matter how small the issue may seem. An employer’s ...Read More
The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently decided a case involving a dispute between two financial institutions that may have important impacts on how to approach settlement negotiations with defaulting borrowers going forward. The lawsuit involved Student Loan Finance Corporation (“SLFC”) which was indebted to ...Read More