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Guidelines for use of Mechanics Liens

Mechanic's lien statutes in Minnesota offer a valuable remedy for contractors, subs and suppliers in cases of payment disputes. It is important to follow the guidelines set forth in the statute to successfully preserve the rights provided by mechanic’s liens.

Usury Law

There are other statutory schemes in place in Minnesota that govern the interest rates of other types of financing situations. Minnesota has enacted legislation that provides for a tight regulation of personal and consumer loans.

Social Media and Employees

Ever Hear This? "The check is in the mail"

In a perfect world, no reputable business would have collections or accounts receivable problems. Customers and clients would pay their bills on receipt. In the real world, however, collection problems are too common, especially in this economy.

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a nearly $790 billion stimulus package that seeks to address the current economic challenges of the U.S.

Practical Considerations in Leasing

Pitfalls to avoid at the closing table

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Summary of the Small Business Jobs Act

Attached is a good summary of the Small Business Jobs Act. It is clear that congress and the administration do not understand what is needed by small business right now.

Consumer Credit Laws