What Is Exoneration?
What Does Being Exonerated Really Mean? Exoneration gives wrongfully convicted individuals a second chance at life. It is the legal act of absolving someone from blame in Minnesota. Exoneration refers to the court taking back a defendant’s criminal conviction, vindicating the defendant with the official absolution of a guilty verdict. Exoneration requires the reversal of… read more
Your Rights After a Personal Injury Case Settlement
You might think that your trials and tribulations will end after securing a settlement from a defendant or insurance company for a personal injury claim in Minnesota. After all, you’ve gone through the litigation process and secured an award to compensate you for your accident-related damages. Unfortunately, securing a case settlement isn’t always synonymous with… read more
What is Telemarketing Fraud?
Estimates indicate that Americans lose about $40 billion each year to telemarketing fraudsters.
Blue Earth County Courthouse Overview
The Blue Earth County District Court handles all the civil, family, juvenile, criminal, probate, and traffic cases for Blue Earth County.
Can You File an Injury Claim for Environmental Damage?
Currently, one of the biggest U.S. environmental lawsuits is occurring in Minnesota. Can you sue if you have been hurt?
Minnesota’s Opioid Epidemic
Minnesota is struggling with the same opioid epidemic that’s crippling the rest of the nation. Though the reasons for dependency and addiction are numerous and as unique as the user, many people in the Twin Cities are fighting an addiction that began with a legal prescription for pain. Who Is Struggling with Addiction in the… read more
Collateral Consequences of Conviction
In Minnesota, attorneys and the courts often call Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction, the Four Cs. These are certain consequences – aside from the punishments of a criminal conviction like jail/prison time or probation. Such consequences can include loss of voting rights, deportation for non-citizens, and ineligibility for certain government assistance like student loans… read more
What Are Diversion Programs?
When someone is arrested for a crime, even if they are found guilty, it doesn’t always mean he or she must go straight to jail. Minnesota has programs for people in specific situations that may divert their sentencing. These are diversion programs, but they can be referred to by a few different names, such as:… read more
New Minnesota Laws for 2018
Starting January 1, 2018, a new set of laws began to govern the people of Minnesota, making changes to special elections, health insurance coverage, license plates, and more.
What Are Toxic Torts?
A toxic tort is a legal remedy for individuals who have sustained injuries, illnesses, or diseases due to exposure to a harmful substance.