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Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

In gratitude for our clients, colleagues, and friends, Van Tassel Law Firm has made a donation to the Minnesota Lynx Fastbreak Foundation, serving at-risk youth and military families.  Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season and a prosperous 2018!

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Calling All LLCs: R U Ready for the RULLCA?

On January 1, 2018, all LLCs will be governed by the Revised Uniform LLC Act (“RULLCA”), even those formed under the previous LLC statute, Chapter 322B.

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Van Tassel Law Firm Client Prevails on Employment-Related Claims

Van Tassel Law Firm successfully defended an employer against claims of workplace retaliation, according to a judgment recently entered in Hennepin County District Court.  The ruling comes after a nearly four-day trial of the employee’s grievances.

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Hired Guns: Avoid Shooting Yourself in the Foot

One of the first milestones in a growing business occurs when the owner realizes that she cannot do it all herself. Congratulations if it’s time to grow! But take heed, owners: how you choose to grow can have a serious impact on your pocketbook.

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Van Tassel Law Firm Turns Three!

We’re turning three at Van Tassel Law Firm and are excited to continue on our journey of providing legal services to our wonderful clients.

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Before You Re-Tweet: Copyright Pitfalls for Social Media Users and Practitioners

Given the constant need for content and eye-catching visuals, it would be nearly impossible for social media practitioners and users to create every bit of content from scratch. However, one should use caution when appropriating others’ works – whether visual or written– when selecting what to post to social media. Copyright infringement carries steep penalties and fines, up to $150,000 per use if the infringement was intentional.

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Van Tassel Law Firm gets "A+" Rating from Better Business Bureau

Van Tassel Law Firm is pleased to announce that it has received a rating of "A+" from the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota.

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Dawn Van Tassel Named to Minnesota Super Lawyers (TM) for Fourth Consecutive Year

Firm founder Dawn Van Tassel has been named to the Minnesota list of Super Lawyers again in 2017. She was also selected by her peers to receive this designation in 2016, 2015 and 2014, her first year of eligibility. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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Sick and Safe Time Ordinances Take Effect July 1

Employers with employees who work substantially in Minneapolis or St. Paul should be aware of new sick-time and safe-time requirements that go into effect July 1. Even if your company is not primarily based or headquartered within the city limits, your employees may be affected. The new laws require employers to accrue an hour of paid (in most instances) leave time that the employee can use for illness (their own or a family member’s) or in the case of domestic violence. Employees accrue one hour of leave time for each 30 hours worked.

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Why Your Business Needs a Pre-nup

When two people get engaged, they are so sure that their love will last forever. And everyone, especially their family, friends and loved ones, hopes it will! But there’s always one sane voice in the crowd – be it Aunt Edna or the family accountant – who advises the young and impetuous couple: “Get a pre-nup.”

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