Employers across the state have all sorts of approaches to sick time, vacation time, and personal leave. Some leaves are paid, some are not. Some leaves are based in state law, others federal law and, in some cases, even city ordinance. So, what exactly is a Minnesota employee entitled to?
Whether a business owner opts to incorporate their company right away or after years of operation, creating a separate legal entity for the business offers many benefits. For those looking to incorporate in the North Star State, there are several essential steps:
While it is already law, starting August 1, 2019, police may conduct a traffic stop for anyone using their cell phones while driving, if the phone is not in a hands-free mode.
We've all been told to expect the unexpected. And as hard as it is to contemplate what might happen to our loved ones when we're no longer here, it is necessary to do so - especially for new parents. Having children is a "triggering event" when it comes to estate planning. If someone doesn't have a will already, they should create one when a new child enters their lives.
When it comes to estate planning, the biggest mistake anyone can make is to not create a plan at all. However, there are a few areas where people are often tripped up. Whether someone is creating the first version of their plan or they have had a plan in place for some time, they should keep these common mistakes in mind:
When a divorce involves children, it is easy for emotions to run high. Many courts try to ensure both parents can have time with their children, as long as it is in the child's/ren's best interests. However, when a custody arrangement doesn't work out the way one parent wanted, resentment can easily grow.