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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts and Real Estate Law for Minnesota on
Q: I’m trying to find someone who can give some legal advice about an illegal, unlawful & plain out unprofessional listing

listing agents from Re/Max got my mother to enter a “listing contract” while At the time she was intoxicated & her husband (my father) was on life support~ she was in no shape to make ANY decisions & they continued to pushed her, even filling out the contract for her. We tried... View More

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Minnesota on
Q: I am trying to help my client get his license in Minnesota and he h as outstanding DUI's in different states

M client has a few DUI charges in different states and a warrant in a different state. He is trying to get his license in MN and these charges are back 10-15yrs.

Jonathan Matthew Holson
Jonathan Matthew Holson
answered on Feb 21, 2024

There isn't really a question posed here, but I would suggest that your client retain an attorney to assist with addressing these issues. There isn't really enough information in this question to intelligently help absent a conversation with the client.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Minnesota on
Q: Is a conservator really necessary or is this a power move by the “selected executors?”

My boyfriend passed away with no will, and no named beneficiary. His next of kin is his son, who is a minor. The family is going to probate court. Are they the ones who are deciding that I need a conservator for my son to receive what he is due? If so, do I actually need one or can I just leave it... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Health Care Law for Minnesota on
Q: I was a nurse intern and passed my boards. I am still getting intern wage while being a licensed RN. Is that legal?

I live in MN and took a nurse intern position until I passed my boards and got licensed as a RN. I am still in an intern position and not getting RN wage despite having passed my boards and accepting a position as RN at my hospital. They have not switched me and are saying it is because I need more... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Minnesota on
Q: Hello, Is there a way to get out of a contract that I signed 13 days ago? I do not want to go through with the work.

The cost is $13,000 for a new shower, we were told the work would be done in 8-10 weeks, but the seller wrote int he contract 20 weeks and I did not see it until now. Also, I have read review after review of people having bad problems with this company and I do not want to go through with it.

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Minnesota on
Q: Boss secretly recorded myself & coworkers without consent. Refuses to fire us, can I qualify for unemployment if I quit?

We were all confronted individually and our boss used specifics so we know they recorded us talking (we assume only voice). My boss said to me specifically "I heard everything you said about me" (without admitting they recorded us). I asked if I was fired and they said no, but I know... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: I am the victim of a damaged to property case.. The defendant was convicted in order to pay restitution and is dead

I'm wondering what happens when the person of a crime that is convicted dies in Minnesota if the victim is still paid restitution?

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on Feb 19, 2024

When a person is convicted of a crime and ordered to pay restitution as part of their sentence, then that person dies prior to discharge from that sentence without having paid restitution; the court loses jurisdiction over the person after their death. But you might want ot check with the... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Minnesota on
Q: How can I get a free tlawyer to represent me in this it’s for 9viokations of my sixth amendment rights I am pro se

It’s for me calling my expert witness in phoenix Arizona where attorney client privilege attaches to the phone call but the jail violated my rights when they recorded 9 phone calls it’s government intrusion

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Minnesota on
Q: Recourse for “bait and switch” (not sure of correct term) RV purchase?

Live in CO and purchased an RV in MN. They told us that and our understanding was that we purchased the one on the lot that we toured. They agreed to hold it for us until we could pick it up in a few weeks. We notified the dealer of the date we’d arrive to get it 2 weeks later. Got to dealership... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for Minnesota on
Q: can i request an adjustment to obtain my driving privileges back? I believe an unfair decision has been made to the it.

The DMV wants me to use an alcohol breathalyzer device for 6 years when 3 of my violations were unfortunately chemical related, and 2 were in 1998,1999 & 2003, 2 were before the law was passed which i feel is unfair. and I'm being punished twice for those violations. is there anyway i can... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Gaming, Business Law and Small Claims for Minnesota on
Q: I think my local pawn shop replaced my game disc with a deteriorated disc of the same game. What should I do?

I did a buy back loan and one of the games was a GameCube one. I’ve made sure to keep my games clean and the disc. I’m not sure how I could have loaned the game with the condition it is in now. They checked the condition before taking it by visual examination. I would have cleaned off the brown... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Minnesota on
Q: My wife and I have been divorced 20 years. Looking at old paperwork I realized she forged my signature on a loan. We had

to file bankruptcy before divorce was finalized. Can I go back to sue her? Jon

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Feb 16, 2024

Perhaps, but why didn't you notice this in the last twenty years? If you have always known of the loan, it probably much too late.

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: If I get pulled over by a police officer, can I legally rip off my illegal window tint before they walk up to the car?
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answered on Feb 15, 2024

In Minnesota, while it might be physically possible to remove illegal window tint if you're pulled over by a police officer, doing so would not be advisable. This action could be viewed as tampering with evidence or obstructing a police investigation. Even if you remove the tint before the... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Business Formation, Business Law and Civil Rights for Minnesota on
Q: We hired Servpro because our storage room and one bedroom got flooded. They took out my clothes out of the house with ou

Without permission from me or insurance company? Now they want to get paid for storage. Do they get paid for stealing my property

0 Answers | Asked in Collections for Minnesota on
Q: Can I dispute a claim against a bail bondsman, and how?

I was in a physically abusive relationship, and during this time, he made me sign the paperwork making me liable for if his cousin skipped bail. I told him know he punch me in the face and said if I didn't do it, it'll get much worse at home. He forced me to go to his aunt's house... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Minnesota on
Q: A bail bonds place put a claim out because I didn't pay

I was in a physically abusive relationship, and during this time, he made me sign the paperwork making me liable for if his cousin skipped bail. I told him know he punch me in the face and said if I didn't do it, it'll get much worse at home. He forced me to go to his aunt's house... View More

Robert Kane
Robert Kane
answered on Feb 10, 2024

Who made you sign the paperwork making you liable if his cousin skipped bail. Unless "he" is the bondsman, you don't have a case against the bondsman.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Minnesota on
Q: does back child support debt go away when someone passes away? the children are adults now.

We were quit deeded land before my step- dad died, ( he was never legally married to my mom) we found out after he died he was paying 50 dollars a month towards a 70k debt of back Child support for 2 kids he was never involved with, he didnt have any custody of them ever. Both the children are... View More

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answered on Feb 9, 2024

Back child support debt does not automatically go away when someone passes away. The obligation to pay back child support can still be claimed against the deceased's estate. Since the children are adults now, the back child support remains a debt of the estate. If the land was quitclaimed to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Minnesota on
Q: What happens if property is disposed according to "the deceased <lineal> descendants" ? Note the word "lineal".

Example: Both parents died instantly in a car crash and have 2 living adult children, Bob and Alice. Alice has 3 living adult kids. Bob never had any kids.

(A) Would Bob and Alice each receive 50% ?

(B) Or would Bob, Alice, and Alice's 3 kids all receive 20%, ie, the... View More

Scott Maki
Scott Maki
answered on Feb 7, 2024

Great question. It seems you are referring to "intestate succession", meaning the died without a valid will. Rather than "lineal" the term typically used is "class." Distributions in intestate succession are done by class. Since Bob and Alice are in the same class -... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Minnesota on
Q: Hello question my friend was just pulled over for a headlight out . Mind you she was only about 2 miles away from home.

She's mental health issues and she is a diabetit was 8 PM the night before Thanksgiving as she got pulled over for a headlight out. As the officer approached her window he had noticed her pupils were Dilated. He jumped the gun and asked her if she was smoking fetal. He asked her to get out of... View More

Thomas C Gallagher
Thomas C Gallagher
answered on Feb 7, 2024

She should get help from a private criminal defense attorney, or a free public defender, if she qualifies. Then she can work with her lawyer in developing effective defenses, and factual information. On the driver's license issue, she may want to call a "Driver Evaluator" at the... View More

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