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Taunting as Harassment in Age Discrimination in the Workplace

When many think about age discrimination, they think of missed opportunities for promotion, unfairly being selected for layoff, and being passed over for hire by companies seeking younger workers. An often-overlooked form of ageism comes in the form of teasing. Those subtle day-to-day interactions, while playful to some, can be ...

2022-08-25T15:03:45-05:00August 25, 2022|Categories: Employment Law|Tags: , |

Getting the Most from Your Severance Package after a Layoff

News of layoffs has been getting more frequent in our shifting economy. The tech sector has been particularly hard hit, and experts are left speculating on whether the state of our current climate constitutes a recession. Already, noted companies like Walmart, Groupon, Instacart, and Netflix have made cuts to their ...

2022-08-17T14:31:48-05:00August 17, 2022|Categories: Employment Law|Tags: |

Attorney Joins Heimerl & Lammers

Heimerl & Lammers, LLC is thrilled to announce the addition of Claire Bruner-Wiltse to lead the firm’s employment law practice. Her addition represents an expansion of offerings by the firm and will complement its workers’ compensation practice. Claire is a talented trial attorney, a tireless advocate, and a skilled negotiator. ...

2022-08-11T11:59:36-05:00August 11, 2022|Categories: Employment Law|

Dissipation of Marital Assets

Divorce is difficult for most who experience it. Deciding how to divide property and assets accumulated during the marriage can sometimes make the process even more contentious. Minnesota divorce law requires the courts to divide marital property justly and equitably. This generally means that marital property is to be divided equally between ...

2022-08-09T10:12:38-05:00August 9, 2022|Categories: Divorce|Tags: , |

Pregnancy and Confinement Expense Reimbursement in Minnesota Child Support

Most people think child support starts once the child is born, and those monthly payments are made to support the welfare of child until they turn 18 or graduate from high school. What many do not realize is that you can actually request reimbursement of certain pregnancy and confinement expenses ...

2022-06-17T12:13:26-05:00June 17, 2022|Categories: Child Support|

When Can a Child Pick the Parent with Whom They Want to Live?

One common misconception in child custody hearings is that the child will get to decide, at least at some point, the parent with whom they choose to live. While this choice is taken into consideration around the age of 12 or 13, depending on their level of maturity, this, in ...

2022-05-24T13:18:56-05:00May 24, 2022|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: |

Three Ways a Parenting Consultant Is Removed

Parenting consultants (PCs) are commonly appointed in Minnesota family cases to make decisions and resolve disputes. PCs serve as a neutral third party, after the issue of a divorce decree, that makes decisions regarding parenting time. A court order is created and must be signed by both parents. Once completed, ...

2022-05-17T09:08:03-05:00May 17, 2022|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , |