News, Events & Announcments
Is it illegal to use your phone while driving in Minnesota?
Effective August 1, 2019, drivers in Minnesota will need to use hands-free devices if they want to talk on their mobile devices. The bill passed both the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate, and […]
Fargo Moorhead Area Diversion Project
The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project is a major flood control project intended to provide flood relief primarily to the Cities of Fargo and Moorhead. Unfortunately, this will come at the expense of others, including many rural […]
I-9 Compliance & Immigration Law for Agricultural Employers CLE
Please join presenters Anna Finstrom, Nysha Cornelius and John Medeiros at the Rinke Noonan offices. Topics include: An overview of immigration law for attorneys who practice in other areas Practical guidance regarding I-9 compliance and hiring […]
2019 Drainage and Waters Conference
Join us for Rinke Noonan’s Drainage and Waters Conference on Thursday, February 14th, 2019 at the St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center. Brochure 2019
NEW STORM DAMAGE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS
Residential contractors who provide home repair or improvement services to be paid by insurance proceeds should be aware of new legislation in Minnesota that went into effect as of August 1, 2018. Per Minnesota Statute § […]
Can I Get a DUI While Driving my Snowmobile, Boat or ATV?
Driving your boat, snowmobile, or ATV while intoxicated can now result in the suspension or revocation of your driver’s license. Starting on August 1, 2018 anyone convicted of operating any type of motor vehicle while intoxicated […]
Have You Been Convicted of Refusing a DUI Test?
New changes in Minnesota law could make it possible for you to have your conviction overturned. The Minnesota Supreme Court decided Johnson v. State in August of 2018, and the Court decided that law enforcement officers […]
How Far Does the Clean Water Act Reach?
The groundwater conduit theory The on-going regulatory dispute over the Waters of the United States rule and scope of Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction over streams and wetlands has been well publicized and discussed. Simultaneously, a […]
Little Alan’s Law – Minnesota’s New DWI Law August 2018
Beginning August 1, a revised Driving While Impaired (DWI) law takes effect in Minnesota. The new law is applicable to crimes committed on or after that date. The revisions are implemented in response to the catastrophic […]
Do I Need to Change My Life Insurance Beneficiary After Divorce?
A Minnesota law that automatically revokes an ex-spouse as a designated beneficiary of a life insurance policy upon the dissolution of marriage was recently challenged as violating the Contracts Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The Contracts […]