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Plea Deal Handshake
How Will I Know If a Plea Deal Is Worth It? The most common way for a criminal case to end is through a plea bargain. Criminal trials where a jury declares the defendant innocent or guilty are the exception rather than the rule. If plea bargains are the likely result of criminal charges, it’s...
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Couple Of Tourists on Vacation. Woman holds map and Points as Man narrowly escapes getting personal injury from woman.
Injured on Vacation? Injuries to Tourists Can Lead to Complications When it comes to personal injuries, the law that applies to an accident is typically local. Minnesota law applies to an accident in Minnesota in most cases, regardless of where the parties come from. If you are injured on vacation, that can make things difficult....
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Testifying in Court Can Be Stressful—Here’s What to Expect As A Witness Taking the stand is not an everyday occurrence for most people. It can be nerve-racking to participate in such an unfamiliar and serious process. Criminal trials can have grave consequences and every participant can feel that weight on their shoulders.  How Likely Is...
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Can A Long Distance Lawyer Work? You may have heard the phrase “all real estate is local,” meaning that no matter what you see in the national news if you’re looking for property, you need to talk to someone who knows the details of your local market. When hiring a lawyer to it is similar....
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What Do We Know About Hate Crimes? Recent history-changing events such as the murder of George Perry Floyd, Jr. have underscored the importance of protection for all who call the United States home. And in Minnesota, these events are pushing forth new initiatives such as the Hate Crimes Bill moving through the house at the...
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What are Alternative Dispute Resolutions? Alternative Dispute Resolutions, or ADR, are alternative ways of resolving a problem in the hope that you can avoid a long, drawn-out court case, save money, and have a much less painful experience.  Unless you have a history of spousal abuse in Minnesota, you will be ordered to use ADR,...
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Will My Divorce Affect My Children? If you have children and are considering a divorce, the first thing on your mind is how your divorce will impact them. It is what keeps parents in an unhappy marriage longer than they want to be. While you shouldn’t seek divorce with a cavalier attitude, there are times...
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How Does Property Get Divided In Divorce? Minnesota is considered an equitable distribution property state. This is the most common way to divide marital property in a divorce. Equitable distribution means the court divides marital property between spouses in a way that it deems fair—or equitable, not necessarily equal or 50/50. It also doesn’t matter...
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Couple getting Divorce
What Is A Default Divorce? A default divorce in Minnesota and in this country is when the respondent doesn’t respond to the petition or appear in court as requested. This is perfectly legal, but it isn’t in their best interest.  In a Minnesota divorce, one spouse known as the petitioner files for divorce. They must...
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Tax Money
How Do I navigate Divorce and Filing Taxes? It is essential to consult with your tax advisor to get the best advice for your situation and location. It is an excellent idea to do this even before your divorce so that you can divide your assets in a way that is most beneficial to both...
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