Monthly Archives: June 2011

Possible Government Shutdown and the Court’s Role

There has been much talk of the government shutdown in the state of Minnesota, scheduled for July 1 if the legislators and governor are unable to reach an agreement on the budget. As of now, an agreement does not seem promising, and both sides are taking further steps to protect programs during the shutdown. Both… [...]

Blocking a Judge in Dakota County

If you have ever practiced in Dakota County, you know that the judicial officers are assigned to a matter at the last minute and that the judicial officer will probably change with each court appearance. I had a contested divorce involving custody in Dakota County and due to the complex fact pattern I wanted to… [...]