Collections During Covid-19


As we slowly creep into June, it sometimes feels like we have been taking it “day-by-day” forever.  That there is no “business as usual.”  Many are left with lingering questions about the state of financial affairs for their business and what the next 60, 30, or even 3 days look like. There are constant news reports regarding COVID-19.  Among them…

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Virtual Practice During the Pandemic


Many states continue to be governed by some version of a “stay-at-home order” that prohibits normal social and work gatherings, including courthouses.  This has led to nearly every event imaginable taking place virtually over video conferences platforms like Zoom.  There have been virtual graduations, birthday parties, funeral services, happy hours, business meetings, and more.  As lawyers, we have also utilized…

Virtual Practice During the Pandemic2022-03-01T11:13:42-06:00

Turning the Dial: Updated Recommendations and Requirements for HOAs during COVID-19


It’s that time of year when common interest communities across Minnesota are starting to open pools and other outdoor amenities. On Friday, June 5, Governor Tim Walz announced Phase III of the Stay Safe MN plan, including a gradual turn of the dial to allow cautious and safe re-opening of certain venues and facilities. Under Phase III of the Stay…

Turning the Dial: Updated Recommendations and Requirements for HOAs during COVID-192022-03-01T11:15:33-06:00

Covid-19 & Insurance Appraisals


Summertime means insurance appraisals are in full swing in Minnesota.  Like many things, the Covid-19 pandemic has caused additional and unexpected issues as individuals wrestle with social distancing and other safety issues.

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Covid-19 & Estate Planning


We’re going to beat this virus.  We will get back to normal.  In the meantime, however, everyone should take the appropriate and prudent steps to ensure their estate plans are in order. 

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COVID-19 and the Need for Electronic Meetings


COVID-19 and the related stay-at-home orders have brought to light challenges to common interest community associations. One issue that has come up often is how HOAs should conduct board meetings and member meetings in a way that protects the safety and welfare of its members while also ensuring that the association can continue to operate. Board Meetings Minnesota non-profit corporations,…

COVID-19 and the Need for Electronic Meetings2022-03-01T11:29:08-06:00

COVID-19 Preparedness Plans in Minnesota for General Contractors


Under the Governor’s Order on April 23, 2020, some businesses can re-open their offices so long as they follow certain guidelines set by the State to create a safe workplace.  Specifically, office workers who are essential to the business can return to work if they follow a “preparedness plan” that addresses the following issues: Work from home is required whenever…

COVID-19 Preparedness Plans in Minnesota for General Contractors2022-03-01T11:31:05-06:00

During this Uncertain Time of COVID-19


Dear Clients and Friends, During this uncertain time of COVID-19, the health and well-being of our team members, clients, and their families is of the utmost importance to us. As details of this outbreak continue to develop, we want to make you aware of the measures we are taking. First and foremost, Smith Jadin Johnson, PLLC (the “Firm”) wants to…

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