Employers frequently require job applicants to submit to a criminal background check. An applicant's criminal history can be relevant to an employer in combating theft and fraud, preventing workplace violence, and avoiding potential liability for negligent hiring. However, the ...Read More
MikLin Enterprises, the owner of 10 Jimmy John's restaurants, recently learned the hard way that retaliating against employees who are engaged in legally protected activity can have serious consequences.
In recent years the International Workers of the World (the "Union"), ...Read More
Minnesota divorce lawyers are faced with unique and challenging issues when representing farmers in divorce proceedings, especially when dividing up the marital assets and debts.
Particularly important in light of today's farmland prices and other issues contributing to the value of ...Read More
In part one of Going Nowhere Fast, I talked about the headaches of getting a U.S. passport for a child under the age of 16. As big of a hassle as the dual parental consent process may be, ...Read More
If you plan to take your child anywhere from a fishing trip to Canada to a Caribbean cruise, a divorce can create many complications, especially in getting the Bureau of Consular Affairs to issue your child a passport. In ...Read More
One of the most difficult areas of Minnesota family law (for both lawyers and clients) is spousal maintenance, otherwise known as alimony. Unlike child support, there is no formula that you can plug numbers into and come away with ...Read More