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Settlement Agreement is enforced even when formal agreement is not finalized.
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 28 2018

Mom died and her estate was opened. After mom died, her son, Steven died. Mom’s estate sought to recover about $200,000 from Steven’s estate. It


Gain Deferral Through Opportunity Zone Reinvestment
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • August 23 2018

The 2017 Tax Act implemented the Qualified Opportunity Zone program which makes available substantial tax benefits for investors who reinvest capital


Minnesota Resident Trust Statute is Unconstitutional; Minn. Stat. 290.01, Subd. 7b(a)(2)
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • July 19 2018

In the case of MacDonald Irrevocable GST Trust v. (Minnesota) Commissioner of Revenue, Filed July 18, 2018, A17-1177 __ N.W.2d __ (Minn. 2018), the


Independent Contractor Misclassifications in Minnesota
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

One area of employment law that often trips up Minnesota companies is whether a worker should be considered an “employee” or an “independent


The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: It’s time for Businesses to Get Serious
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • July 9 2018

California has just imposed a significant new set privacy and data security requirements that will impact a significant percentage of consumer-facing


Supreme Court Eliminates Physical Presence Standard in South Dakota v. Wayfair
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • July 5 2018

For the past 50 years, the law with respect to out-of-state retailers on sales to in-state customers has been that it is unconstitutional to compel a


Statute of limitations Minn. Stat. 541.05, Subd. 1, ran on breach of fiduciary duty claim- be mindful of tolling by fiduciaries
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • July 2 2018

Hansen v. U.S. Bank, as Special Administrator and Personal Representative of the Estate of Robert J. Hansen, Filed July 2, 2018, A17-1608 (MN.App


Significant Malpractice Case for Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 28 2018

Security Bank & Trust Co. v. Larkin, Hoffman, Daly, Lindgren Ltd., __ N.W.2d __ (Minn. 2018); File June 27, 2018, A16-1810. I reported this case when


Under Minn. Stat. 524.3-101 real property devolves at death of testator to devisee even if through a residuary clause and not a specific devise
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 21 2018

Estate of Howard Arnold Laymon v. Minnesota Premier Properties, LLC, ___ N.W.2d ___, (Minn. 2018) filed June 21, 2018 upholding 903 N.W.2d 6, (Minn


Eighth Circuit Reiterates Presumption for At-Will Employment under Minnesota Law
  • Briggs and Morgan
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

Last week the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Ayala v. CyberPower Sys. (USA), Inc. that an employee’s compensation agreement did not modify