News, Events & Announcments
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 § […]
Is Minnesota’s Education System Unconstitutional?
Attorney Jerry Von Korff writes a compelling article for the Mitchell Hamline Law Review addressing the constitutionality of the Minnesota Education system.
Kale Van Bruggen Elected Shareholder
Rinke Noonan Law Firm, one of the largest and most comprehensive law firms located in Central Minnesota, is excited to announce Kale R. Van Bruggen has been elected shareholder of the firm effective August 1, 2018. […]
Wadena Hwy 10 Expansion Project Information
The State of Minnesota believes a one-mile stretch of Highway 10 running through Wadena needs improvement and reconstruction. The State intends to repair the road from east of Birch Ave NW near the Wadena County fairgrounds […]
Huntley-Wilmarth 345 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project Information
Xcel Energy and ITC Midwest LLC have proposed to build an approximately fifty (50) mile, 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line near the Minnesota-Iowa border. This endeavor is known as the Huntley-Wilmarth transmission line project. The transmission […]
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 […]
Iowa Drainage Law Basics and Drainage Agreements
We receive many questions regarding drainage rights and the potential use of drainage agreements. Written drainage agreements can be useful in any state where drainage is an issue; however, this article focuses specifically on the law […]
My Ex Isn’t Paying Child Support. Now What?
According to a recent report from the USDA, for middle-income parents, the cost of raising a child born in 2015 through age 17 is an expected $233,610 — or a staggering $284,570 if projected inflation is […]
Will Minnesota’s New Child Support Laws Affect Me?
Minnesota’s child support laws are changing. Starting August 1, 2018, child support calculations will undergo a makeover. Currently, an “income shares” model is used to calculate child support. That means the income of each parent is […]