Author Archive for Robert Kanuit

New Type of Corporation Gives Entrepreneurs Options

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Until now, socially-minded startup entrepreneurs had two choices for their new company: (1) a for-profit corporation or LLC; or (2) a non-profit corporation. Unfortunately, neither choice is ideal if the entrepreneur expects some return on investment, but wants the new company to also provide a social benefit. Non-profit corporations cannot provide a return on investment […]


New County Ordinance Affects Land Divisions

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

If you are considering buying or selling only a part of an existing tax parcel of land, a new amendment to the St. Louis County Subdivision Ordinance that took effect last summer may affect what you can do. Before subdivision ordinances became common, landowners could divide their property virtually any way they pleased. All that […]


Selling Your Home? New Radon Law Requires Disclosure

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Minnesota law already requires home sellers to disclose all kinds of information about their home, such as the existence of wells, the existence of lead paint, the existence and design of septic systems, and any home defects or problems the seller is aware of.  A new law in Minnesota, known as the Minnesota Radon Awareness […]


Hey, he owes me money!

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

What to do when you get a bankruptcy notice from the court:  Bankruptcy filings are expected to increase dramatically in 2013 as the eight year filing limit expires for 2005 bankruptcy filers.  So what do you do if you get a notice from the court that someone who owes you money has filed bankruptcy?  The […]