As a starting point, you could contact the law office to learn something about the bill in terms of the amount due and what services it was for. If they are willing to discuss the matter and your explanation that you were told it would be taken care of and taking into consideration your position,...Read more »
I do not practice in Minnesota but your question remains open for four weeks. From what you describe, it sounds as if you might not be a party to the suit. It’s difficult to say exactly what context your name is involved in the lawsuit without seeing the summons and complaint. You could show the...Read more »
Generally speaking, an affirmative defense is saying "even if everything you say is true, I am still not responsible because of X." A good example is the statute of limitations: "Even if I breached the contract as you say I did, that was 10 years ago so it is too late."
Like I said above, however we are acquaintances outside of the program and we live in a small town so word gets around quickly. I shared some info with a third party person about somebody in group told me, however the information was shared with me over a private conversation while we were sharing... Read more »
In the context of successful completion of programming as a condition of probation (conditionally stayed jail or prison time), it not likely a judge will want to get into the details of why a probationer was kicked out of a program. I am skeptical that would be a fruitful approach. Rather, it may...Read more »
I have audio recordings and new evidence that proves the opposing parties witnesses committed perjury. The Judge has a bias against me and has since refused to listen to me. Do I approach the MN Bar Association or how would I proceed to get the false charges against me dropped or reexamined in a... Read more »
The process for a new trial involves appealing the conviction. The alternative is too seek post-conviction relief if the time frame for appeal has expired. However this would be dependent on "newly discovered" evidence. You should consult with an attorney about what your avenues to address this...Read more »
If your brother has been served in a lawsuit, the time to respond is ticking and will expire quickly. If no response is given (and the response must be a proper response, which requires an attorney 99.9999% of the time), your brother risks losing the lawsuit by way of default and the other party...Read more »
I had a brain tumor removed about a year and a half ago and I'm just now getting back on my feet. I have missed the statute date on a case I want to file and I'm wondering how I go about filing it late - due to a serious medical issue.
I believe that Hennepin County has established a pilot program and Ramsey County is soon to follow. At this point, I beleive only certain law firms are involved in the program(s). You may want to check with your specific count to see what its timeline is, and whether you can file by fax.
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