Family is the most important thing in the world and this means that any problems that arise are particularly troubling for everyone involved. This is where family law steps in and tries to solve any breakdowns as amicably as possible. Family law disputes are dealt with in the civil court system, which allows two people to settle their differences in front of a judge. Family law cases will deal with domestic matters and are usually between spouses and parents, whether this is solving problems between them or concerning issues with their children. Read on to find out more about the common issues that can arise in family law cases and how they are dealt with in court. Divorce When a husband or wife wants..
BGS continued its tradition of working on a Habitat for Humanity home this year. It is the fourteenth year we have helped this wonderful charity. Working on the project were attorneys Scott Lepak, Dan Ganter, Tammy Schemmel, Nicole Wiebold, Timothy Erb, Kenzie Corrow and staffers Brian Harvison, Tracie Davis, Valerie Mettayer, Terry Pahl, Laurel Randall, and Brenda Rodriguez. This year’s project was prefabricating walls at the panel plant in Minneapolis. The prefabbed walls are then delivered to Habitat sites for assembly. The BGS team constructed enough walls to build one-half of a house!
Statistics show that in the United States, over 50% of marriages end in divorce. It is never an easy decision to split up with your husband or wife, as they are someone who has been a big part of your life and you will face a lot of upheaval and changes in the months following your divorce. While you may share happy memories, you also share property and assets that will need to be divided upon dissolution of marriage. This will not always be a straightforward and easy task. In particular, when it comes to selling a house, divorce proceedings can become complicated. A home may be the most valuable asset that is shared between spouses, which can lead to disagreement on its value..
The Minnesota legislature has adopted a new statute governing limited liability companies, Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322C. On January 1, 2018, all 322B LLC’s will be automatically converted to 322C LLC’s. This conversion could result in significant inconsistencies in the LLC governing documents which could cause problems in the future. Therefore, we are advising all 322B LLC’s to amend their Articles of Organization and adopt Operating Agreements which would avoid any inconsistencies. If you would like more information, call Dan Ganter at 763-783-5127.
In the United States, dogs are the most popular choice of pet in family households, due to their companionship and loving nature. They are treated as a member of the family and some dogs even run the household. This is why many dog owners turn to training to control their dogs and create a healthy environment for the whole family to enjoy. Training your dog is not only great for making sure your four-legged friend walks nicely on the lead or doesn’t have any accidents in the house. Teaching your dog the right behavior can actually save you thousands of dollars. And we don’t mean from buying new your furniture. Unfortunately, every year in the US, there are around 4.7 million dog bites..