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Revoking a Will

Thumbnail image for Michael Cass with name.jpgFor various reasons, sometimes a person just wants to revoke a Will. Maybe your son just won the lottery and doesn't need the money, or maybe you are no longer comfortable with your friend taking care of your kids. How do you go about revoking that last Will?

Updating a Will

Michael Cass with name.jpgYou may have heard that there is a chance that the volcano lying underneath Yellowstone National Park may erupt in the near future and cover this area in ash. Then again, it might also not do so for another 1000 years. What does this mean for you? Well, for starters, it wouldn't hurt to have your estate plan up-to-date.

Alimony: Support in times of need

Thumbnail image for Derek Trosvig.jpgSpousal maintenance (commonly referred to as alimony) is an award made during a dissolution of marriage (divorce) or legal separation proceeding whereby one spouse is ordered to pay the other spouse money out of future earnings to assist in providing for his or her needs. Spousal maintenance may be ordered on a permanent or temporary basis.

Stay Away from Me!

Thumbnail image for Greg Donahue.jpgIf someone is harassing you, it is possible to get a "no contact order" that prohibits that person from contacting you or being near you. There are a number of different types of "no contact orders" that a Court can issue. One type is called a Harassment Restra

Court Rules in Favor of Employee who Lost Childcare

Max Tub.jpgAny parent of young children in Minnesota can tell horror stories about how difficult it is to find childcare. The shortage of childcare here has reached crisis levels (see Minnesota's 'quiet crisis' in child care: 'There's not a silver bullet', St. Cloud Times, April 13, 2018; Child care shortage reaching 'crisis' levels, Business North, Aug. 9, 2018). Often, the crisis impacts the parents' availability to work, which in turn impacts their ability to support their families. Recently, the Minnesota Court of Appeals gave those parents some help by ruling in favor of a mother who quit her job because she lost childcare.

Property division: Figuring out what is mine, yours and ours

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Derek Trosvig.jpgDuring your marriage, you may not have given much time to what assets belong to you, your spouse or both of you. You probably considered everything to be on a big pot that each of you could benefit from while you were together.

USERRA Reemployment Rights Stressed by Court of Appeals


20100722-5194[2].jpgAll U.S. employers must be mindful of their uniformed service members' reemployment rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA"). That's the lesson to be learned from a recent decision by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Everyone Wins! Enjoy Steaks and Chops while Supporting our Community!

While August brings back-to-school sales and county fairs, it is also time for two great gastronomic events Alexandria - the Alexandria Rotary Club's Pork and Corn Feed and the Runetone Museum's Annual Steakfry.

Memorial Day Thanks

Thumbnail image for IMG_2571.JPGSwenson Lervick says Thank You to all who serve or have served in the uniformed services of the USA! We are forever grateful for the sacrifices you have made to protect us and preserve our freedoms.

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