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ATTORNEY FEES

Administration Department

Contested case hearings, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.67

Administrative Hearings Office

Workers' compensation hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.081

Adoption

Adoptive parents, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 259.65

Birth parent legal fees, payment by adoptive parents, Minn. Statutes 2004 259.47

Minor unmarried parents, counties, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 259.24

Agents, see under CORPORATIONS

Agreements regarding, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 549.01

Agriculture Department

Agricultural chemicals, administrative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 18D.315

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 17.94, 2004 17.9441

Alcoholic beverages

Beer brewers, wholesalers, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 325B.08

Animals

Consumers' rights violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325F.791

Destroyed animals, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 35.95

Appeals, drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 103E.097

Arbitration

Sales representatives, termination, remedies, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.37

Attachment

Prehearing attachment orders, bad faith motions, Minn. Statutes 2004 570.025

Attorney general

Conservation reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2004 103F.515

Costs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.15

Private remedies, damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.31

Representation of state officers, boards, or commissions, payment by state agency, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.06

Attorneys, claims for, client's property, retention, Minn. Statutes 2004 481.14

Barbers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2004 154.161

Bids, construction, violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.721

Bills of lading, lost, stolen, or destroyed documents, bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.7-601

Boats and boating

Titling of watercraft, indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2004 86B.830

Bond counsel, reasonable fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 481.21

Business corporations, see Attorney fees under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Business expenses, MFIP participants

Expenses allowed, Minn. Statutes 2004 256J.37

Cable communications systems

Unfair preference lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.18

Candidates for public office, opponents' reporting violations, petitions for equitable relief, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.20

Cats, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 35.95, 2004 325F.791

Charitable organizations

Violations of rules or laws, Minn. Statutes 2004 309.57

Charitable trusts, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.811, 2004 501B.43, 2004 501B.71

Child abuse and maltreatment reporters

Lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2004 626.556

Child custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.14, 2004 518D.312

Child support proceedings, see Attorney fees under CHILD SUPPORT

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes

Lawsuits, payment by Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.02

City officers and employees

Reimbursement by city, Minn. Statutes 2004 465.76

Claims against the state

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 15.472

Contract claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 15.471 to 2004 15.474

Finance Department, payment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.124, 2004 16A.1245

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 3.736, 2004 3.7365

Claims against United States, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 8.10

Collateral sources, adjustment for, Minn. Statutes 2004 548.36

Commerce Department

Insurance examiners, libel lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.031

Interest rates, advertisement, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 45.025

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2004 515B.3-115, 2004 515B.4-116

Condominiums, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 515A.4-115

Contempts, child support orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 588.02

Contracts for deed

Cancellation of purchase agreement, Minn. Statutes 2004 559.217

Recording, enforcement actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.235

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.21

Contracts

Contracts for deed, Minn. Statutes 2004 507.21, 2004 507.235

Credit sales contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 47.59

Franchises, see same under this topic

Municipal contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.345

Cooperative associations, see Attorney fees under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.083, 2004 300.16

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Defined as, Minn. Statutes 2004 549.01

Preverdict, preaward, or prereport interest, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 549.09

County officers and employees, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2004 465.76

Court-appointed attorneys

Carriers, health threat to others, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.4185

Credit sale contracts

Finance charge violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 47.59

Credit service organizations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 332.60

Crime Victims Reparations Board

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 611A.58, 2004 611A.61

Currency exchanges, false advertising actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 53A.13

Dairy products, trade practices violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 32.74

Debt prorating companies, voided contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 332.27

Decedents estates, claims against, medical assistance and general assistance medical care, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.15

Deceptive trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 325D.45

Definitions

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 549.01

Lawsuits against the state, Minn. Statutes 2004 15.471

Workers' compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.52

Digital signatures, recovery

Collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2004 325K.18

Discrimination lawsuits, motorcyclists, denial of access to places of public accommodation, Minn. Statutes 2004 604.12

Dishonored checks, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 604.113

Dissolution of marriage, see Attorney fees under DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Documents of title, lost, stolen, or destroyed

Bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.7-601

Dogs, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 35.95, 2004 325F.791

Dram shop lawsuits, bad faith notices, Minn. Statutes 2004 340A.802

Drug and alcohol testing lawsuits

Employers, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.956

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.35, 2004 204C.36

Electric companies

Cogeneration and small power production, disputes, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.164

Electricity Board, legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 326.242

Electronic communications, illegal access, Minn. Statutes 2004 626A.32

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act

Violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 299K.10

Eminent domain, see Attorney fees under EMINENT DOMAIN

Employees, see Labor and employment under this topic

Employers, see Labor and employment under this topic

Environmental Quality Board, Midwest Interstate Low-level Radioactive Waste Compact, Minn. Statutes 2004 116C.831

Environmental Response and Liability Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.14

Eviction proceedings, manufactured home parks, Minn. Statutes 2004 327C.11

Express companies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Financial institutions

Consumer privacy violations, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 47.69

Credit sales contracts, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 47.59

Funds transfers, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.4A-211, 2004 336.4A-305, 2004 336.4A-404

Interest rates, usurious, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 47.20

Regulated lenders, debtor payment of, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 56.131

Trade practices lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 48.185

Firefighters, lawsuits against

Payment by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.86

Foreclosure, see Mortgage foreclosures under this topic

Foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.083

Franchises

Motor vehicle fuel franchises, Minn. Statutes 2004 80C.146, 2004 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales franchises, Minn. Statutes 2004 80E.05, 2004 80E.13, 2004 80E.17

Fraternal benefit societies

Personal liability, indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2004 64B.08

Funds transfers, see Financial institutions under this topic

Garnishment proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 571.90

Government data lawsuits

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.08

Law enforcement data, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 13.82

Graffiti, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 617.90

Guardianship and protective proceedings

In forma pauperis proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 524.5-502

Hazardous substance releases, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.14

Hazardous waste facilities, stabilization and containment facilities, siting, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.30

Health and accident insurance

Subrogation of claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 62A.095

Health care, network shadow contracting violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 62Q.74

Health Department

Administrative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.991

Alcohol and drug counselors, disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 149A.10

Disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 148.941

License revocations, Minn. Statutes 2004 148.10

Medical records, access, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.335

Tuberculosis carriers or respondents, health order proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.4805

Higher Education Services Office, debt collection, Minn. Statutes 2004 136A.131

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.02, 2004 514.71

Human Rights Department

Contested cases, payment by respondents, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.29

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 363A.33

Indemnification

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.083, 2004 302A.521

Corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.083

Credit union officers and directors, Minn. Statutes 2004 52.04

Foreign corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.083

Fraternal benefit societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 64B.08

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 322B.699

Motor vehicles, conditional registration, Minn. Statutes 2004 168A.07

Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 103G.650

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 302A.521

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 3.736, 2004 3.7365

Titling of watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2004 86B.830

Insurance companies

Foreign companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.06

Legal expense insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.06, 2004 60A.08

Mutual insurance companies, conversion to stock companies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.075

No-fault automobile insurance, subrogated claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.53

Premium finance agreements, default, Minn. Statutes 2004 59A.10

Qualifying trust agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.097

Rehabilitation and liquidation

Application for termination, Minn. Statutes 2004 60B.48

Distribution of claims, preference, Minn. Statutes 2004 60B.44

Health maintenance organizations, Minn. Statutes 2004 60B.191

Reexamination of fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 60B.32

Reinsurers or receivers, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 60B.365

Unauthorized insurers, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.21

Unauthorized insurers, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.21

Viatical settlements, finders fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.970

Insurance examiners, libel lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.031

Insurance premium finance companies

Default charges, Minn. Statutes 2004 59A.10

Insurance, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.36, 2004 79.52

Interstate Compact on Juveniles, Minn. Statutes 2004 260.56

Juvenile courts, Minn. Statutes 2004 260B.331, 2004 260C.331

Labor and employment

Age discrimination lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.81

Commissions, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.14, 2004 181.145

Compensation and salaries lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.171

Construction bids, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.721

Drug and alcohol testing, workplace, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.956

Employee assistance services, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.980

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.937, 2004 181.938

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27, 2004 181.68, 2004 181.81, 2004 593.50

False statements, inducement to enter employment, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.65

Food processing plants, recruitment violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.635

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.974

Jurors, retaliation for serving as, Minn. Statutes 2004 593.50

Labor disputes, injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2004 185.13

Lie detector tests, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.75

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.89

Occupational safety and health, discrimination lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 182.669

Parenting leave lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.944

Personnel records, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.9641, 2004 181.965

Labor and Industry Department

Employers, records violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 177.27

Small claims court, Minn. Statutes 2004 176.2615

Landfill cleanup

Environmental response costs, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.444

Recovery, Pollution Control Agency, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.41, 2004 115B.412

Third-party claims, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.414

Landlords and tenants, see RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Law enforcement agencies

Good faith reports or requests, Minn. Statutes 2004 604A.34

Leases

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2004 504B.291

Unconscionable leases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.2A-108

Legal separation, see Attorney fees under SEPARATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

Letters of credit, wrongful dishonor or breach of obligation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.5-111

Liens

Agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.945

Liens for attorney fees, see Liens under ATTORNEYS

Nonconsensual common law liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.99

Public assistance liens, claims, deduction, Minn. Statutes 2004 256.015

Tax liens, release, delay, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.69

Life insurance companies, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 61B.19

Limited liability companies, see Attorney fees under LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

Limited partnerships, derivative actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 321.1005, 2004 322A.82

Littering, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 169.421

Loans, finance charge violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 47.59

Local governments, Open Meeting Law lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 13D.06

Long-term care facilities, contracts, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 80D.13

Manufactured home parks, eviction proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 327C.11

Marketing agreements, motor vehicle fuel, Minn. Statutes 2004 80F.17

Marriage and Family Therapy Board

Disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 148B.175, 2004 148B.69

Investigations, Minn. Statutes 2004 148B.281

Mechanics and material suppliers liens

Contractors, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.011

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.02

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.71

Nonpayment for improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.02

Mediation, court supervised, Minn. Statutes 2004 583.27

Medical assistance

Boarding care homes, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.48

Claims against estates, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.15

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.50

Liens, payment, deduction of fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.042

Nursing facilities, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.48

Vendors, false representation, Minn. Statutes 2004 256B.121

Medical records, unauthorized release, Minn. Statutes 2004 144.335

Membership camping

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 82A.19

Sales contracts, rescission, Minn. Statutes 2004 82A.11

Mentally handicapped persons

Public guardianship hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 252A.20

Mortgage foreclosures

Amount, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 580.09, 2004 582.01

Corporate fiduciary agents, Minn. Statutes 2004 481.02

Mortgagors, Minn. Statutes 2004 582.01, 2004 582.02

Receivers, rent after default, Minn. Statutes 2004 582.08

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2004 56.131

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 481.02

Sales, affidavits of cost, Minn. Statutes 2004 580.17

Motor carriers

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.036, 2004 221.251

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 221.271

Motor vehicle fuel, marketing agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 80F.17

Motor vehicle retail installment sales

Contracts, collections, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.71

Finance company violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 168.75

Municipal Contracting Law, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.345

Mutual insurance companies, Minn. Statutes 2004 60A.075

National Guard, lawsuits against officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 192.30

Natural Resources Department

Drainage system appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 103E.097

Hunting while intoxicated, Minn. Statutes 2004 97B.066

Land purchases, landowners' bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.0274

Recovery of sunken logs, inland waters, Minn. Statutes 2004 103G.650

Wildlife acquisition account, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 97A.071

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2004 65B.53

Odometers, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 325E.16

Open Meeting Law, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 13D.06

Packaging, toxics in, violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.965

Parents

Parenting leave, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 181.944

Recognition of parentage, orders vacating, Minn. Statutes 2004 257.75

Partnerships, buyouts, dissociated partners, Minn. Statutes 2004 323A.0701

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 257.69

Peace officers, lawsuits against

Payment by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.44, 2004 471.45

Performance bonds

Public works contractors, lawsuits on bond, Minn. Statutes 2004 574.26

Personal property

Self-service storage facilities, owners, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.972

Pharmacy Board, unfair price discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2004 151.061

Pistols, permits to carry

Denial or revocation, appeals hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 624.714

Plain Language Contract Act

Lawsuits, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 325G.34

Pollution Control Agency

Administrative penalties, collection, Minn. Statutes 2004 116.072

Harmful substance injury claims, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.37

Landfills, cleanup, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.41, 2004 115B.412

Prescriptions, unfair price discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2004 151.061

Product liability lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 604.04

Professional fund raisers

Violation of rules or laws, Minn. Statutes 2004 309.57

Prostitution

Coercion of persons for, when awarded, Minn. Statutes 2004 611A.87

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 554.04, 2004 554.045

Racketeering

Lawsuits initiated by prosecuting authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.911

Railroads

Cattle guards or fences, failure to erect, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.33

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2004 218.031

Railroad crossing violations, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 219.10

Real estate brokers and agents, real estate education, research and recovery fund lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 82.43

Real property sales

Individual sewage treatment systems, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 115.55

Wells , disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 103I.235

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2004 56.131

Replevin judgments, Minn. Statutes 2004 548.04

Residential rental property, see Attorney fees under RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Revenue Department, cigarette and tobacco products taxes lawsuits, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 297F.02

Sanitary districts, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 115.49

School personnel, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.02

Securities regulation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 80A.23

Self-service storage facilities, owners, liability, Minn. Statutes 2004 514.972

Separation of husband and wife, see Attorney fees under SEPARATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

Solid waste disposal

Violations, recovery by counties, Minn. Statutes 2004 473.849

Solid waste facilities

Designation, ordinances, violation, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.86

Records, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.882

Spousal maintenance proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 518.14, 2004 518C.305, 2004 518C.313

State mineral lands, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2004 93.055

Stolen property

Lawsuits brought by injured party, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.53

Strategic lawsuits against public participation (S.L.A.P.P.), Minn. Statutes 2004 554.04, 2004 554.045

Subcontractors

Local governments, prompt payment of bills, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.425

State contracts, awards, Minn. Statutes 2004 16A.1245, 2004 137.36

Subdivided land sales

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 83.37

Sales contracts, rescission, Minn. Statutes 2004 83.28

Suicide or attempted suicide, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 609.215

Superfund lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.14

Tax increment financing districts

Enforcement of law, suits by property owners, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.1771

Tax preparation services, unlawful trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.30

Taxes

Delinquent taxes, collection, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.063

Tax liens, release, delay, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.69

Telephone companies, rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2004 237.075

Town officers and employees

Reimbursement by town, Minn. Statutes 2004 465.76

Trade secrets, misappropriation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 325C.04

Trusts

Charges against income or principal, Uniform Principal and Income Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.71

Charitable trusts, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.811, 2004 501B.43

Unemployment insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.057

Unemployment insurance, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.105

Unfair campaign practices, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.36

University of Minnesota

Subcontractors, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 137.36

Verdicts, interest, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 549.09

Victims of crime, perpetrators, injuries to, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 611A.08

Video rental or sale customers

Videotape rental or sale records, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 325I.02

Warehouse receipts, lost, stolen, or destroyed documents, bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 336.7-601

Watershed districts, appeals, managers' decisions, Minn. Statutes 2004 103D.545

Wells

Contamination, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 103I.241

Disclosure, real property sales, Minn. Statutes 2004 103I.235

Wiretapping lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 626A.13

Woman's Right to Know Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 145.4247

Workers' compensation insurance

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.52

Reinsurance associations, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2004 79.36

Workers' compensation, see Attorney fees under WORKERS COMPENSATION