Minnesota Unemployment Benefits for the Self-employed

Minnesota Unemployment benefits for the Self-employed Here is an update on unemployment benefits for the self-employed in Minnesota as of Tuesday morning March 31. The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s website still…

Where's my free money - 3 things to know about the government stimulus

https://youtu.be/JoUmDW6nyDA There has been a lot of changing information, confusing information, and conflicting information that’s been coming out the past few days about what our governments are doing for us to help us through this crisis,…

Bankruptcy, Courts, and the Coronavirus in MN

This office takes the threat of the Coronavirus very seriously. We will follow, and go above and beyond, all government directives to ensure the safety of our clients, staff, and the public in general. The good news is that a lot of the work…
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New median income figures go into effect November 1, 2019

The Department of Justice recently did its semiannual adjustments of the median income figures, which are effective in bankruptcy cases filed after November 1, 2019. The median income is an important figure, as debtors below that figure are…

Placing Bets and Cashing Checks

Placing Bets and Cashing Checks - How to Get Paid in a Consumer Bankruptcy Case 1.0 ethics credit applied for Much like the action at the casino, lawyers representing parties in bankruptcy is a risky proposition. The panel will discuss how attorneys…
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Veterans Exempt from Means Test

On Friday, the President signed the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019, which excludes from the calculation of monthly income, for purposes of the Bankruptcy Code's means test, certain benefits paid by the Department of Veterans…

Bankruptcy vs. Debt Settlement – Which is better?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEoETAnhoEc Almost everyone considering bankruptcy can and should consider debt settlement as a last ditch effort to avoid bankruptcy. Debt settlement can be preferable to bankruptcy in these types of circumstances: …

New median income figures go into effect May 1, 2019

The Department of Justice recently did its semiannual adjustments of the median income figures, which are effective in bankruptcy cases filed after May 1, 2019. The median income is an important figure, as debtors below that figure are almost…
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Will I lose my wedding ring in bankruptcy?

https://youtu.be/MCJOJtcuvBE The quick answer is, I’ve never had a client lose their wedding ring. There are some interesting twists and angles to consider. The first concept to understand is exemptions. The wedding ring is exempt under…

Can I buy Christmas gifts before I file bankruptcy?

https://youtu.be/uEx7-1vZuEw Tis the season for a timely question. There are two things to watch out for: The first concept, if you file after the gift is given, concerns what are called fraudulent transactions, which could potentially invoke…