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ATTORNEY FEES

Administrative Hearings Office

Workers' compensation hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.081

Adoption

Adoptive parents, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 259.65

Birth parent legal fees, payment by adoptive parents, Minn. Statutes 2008 259.47

Minor unmarried parents, counties, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 259.24

Agents, see under CORPORATIONS

Agriculture Department

Agricultural chemicals, administrative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 18D.315

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2008 17.94, 2008 17.9441

Alcoholic beverages, beer brewers

Wholesalers, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 325B.08

Animals

Consumers' rights violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.791

Destroyed animals, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 35.95

Appeals, drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2008 103E.097

Arbitration, sales representatives

Termination, remedies, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.37

Attachment, prehearing orders, bad faith motions, Minn. Statutes 2008 570.025

Attorney general

Conservation reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2008 103F.515

Costs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 8.15

Private remedies, damages, Minn. Statutes 2008 8.31

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2008 103F.518

Representation of state officers, boards, or commissions, payment by state agency, Minn. Statutes 2008 8.06

Attorneys, claims for, client's property, retention, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.14

Barbers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 154.161

Bids, construction, violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.721

Bills of lading, lost, stolen, or destroyed documents, bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.7-601

Boats and boating

Titling of watercraft, indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2008 86B.830

Bond counsel, reasonable fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.21

Business corporations, see Attorney fees under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Business expenses allowed, MFIP participants, Minn. Statutes 2008 256J.37

Business subsidies, noncompliance lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 116J.994

Cable communications systems

Unfair preference lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 238.18

Candidates for public office, opponents' reporting violations

Petitions for equitable relief, Minn. Statutes 2008 10A.20

Cats, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 35.95, 2008 325F.791

Charitable organizations, violations of rules or laws, Minn. Statutes 2008 309.57

Charitable trusts, Minn. Statutes 2008 317A.811, 2008 501B.43, 2008 501B.71

Child abuse and maltreatment reporters

Lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2008 626.556

Child custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 518.14, 2008 518A.735, 2008 518D.312

Child support proceedings, see Attorney fees under CHILD SUPPORT

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes

Lawsuits, payment by Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 297F.02

City officers and employees

Reimbursement by city, Minn. Statutes 2008 465.76

Claims against the state

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 15.472

Contract claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 15.471 to 2008 15.474

Finance Department, payment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 16A.124, 2008 16A.1245

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2008 3.736, 2008 3.7365

Claims against United States, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 8.10

Collateral sources, adjustment for, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.251

Commerce Department

Insurance examiners, libel lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.031

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2008 515B.3-115, 2008 515B.4-116

Condominiums, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 515A.4-115

Contempts, child support orders, Minn. Statutes 2008 588.02

Contracts and agreements

Contracts for deed, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.21, 2008 507.235

Credit sales contracts, Minn. Statutes 2008 47.59

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.01

Motor vehicle fuel franchises, Minn. Statutes 2008 80C.146, 2008 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales franchises, Minn. Statutes 2008 80E.05, 2008 80E.13, 2008 80E.17

Municipal contracts, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.345

Contracts for deed

Cancellation of purchase agreement, Minn. Statutes 2008 559.217

Recording, enforcement actions, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.235

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2008 507.21

Cooperative associations, see Attorney fees under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Defined as, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.01

Preverdict, preaward, or prereport interest, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.09

County officers and employees, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2008 465.76

Court-appointed attorneys, carriers

Health threat to others, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4185

Credit sale contracts, finance charge violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 47.59

Credit service organizations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 332.60

Crime Victims Reparations Board

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.58, 2008 611A.61

Currency exchanges, false advertising actions, Minn. Statutes 2008 53A.13

Dairy products, trade practices violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 32.74

Decedents estates, claims against, medical assistance and general assistance medical care, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.15

Deceptive trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2008 325D.45

Definitions

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.01

Lawsuits against the state, Minn. Statutes 2008 15.471

Workers' compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2008 79.52

Digital signatures, recovery

Collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2008 325K.18

Discrimination lawsuits, motorcyclists, denial of access to places of public accommodation, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.12

Dishonored checks, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.113

Dissolution of marriage, see Attorney fees under DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Documents of title, lost, stolen, or destroyed

Bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.7-601

Dogs, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 35.95, 2008 325F.791

Dram shop lawsuits, bad faith notices, Minn. Statutes 2008 340A.802

Drug and alcohol testing lawsuits

Employers, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.956

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2008 204C.35, 2008 204C.36

Electric companies, cogeneration and small power production, disputes, Minn. Statutes 2008 216B.164

Electronic communications, illegal access, Minn. Statutes 2008 626A.32

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act

Violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 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 2008 116C.831

Environmental Response and Liability Act

Lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.14

Eviction proceedings, manufactured home parks, Minn. Statutes 2008 327C.11

Express companies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 218.031

Farm tractor clock-hour meters, tampering, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.167

Financial institutions

Consumer privacy violations, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 47.69

Credit sales contracts, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 47.59

Funds transfers, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.4A-211, 2008 336.4A-305, 2008 336.4A-404

Interest rates, usurious, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 47.20

Regulated lenders, debtor payment of, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 56.131

Trade practices lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 48.185

Firefighters, lawsuits against, payment by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.86

Flag display lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 500.215

Foreclosure, see Mortgage foreclosures under this topic

Franchises

Motor vehicle fuel franchises, Minn. Statutes 2008 80C.146, 2008 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales franchises, Minn. Statutes 2008 80E.05, 2008 80E.13, 2008 80E.17

Fraternal benefit societies, personal liability

Indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2008 64B.08

Funds transfers, financial institutions, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.4A-211, 2008 336.4A-305, 2008 336.4A-404

Funeral directors and morticians, Minn. Statutes 2008 149A.98

Garnishment proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 571.90

Government data lawsuits

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.08

Law enforcement data, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.82

Graffiti, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 617.90

Guardianship and protective proceedings

In forma pauperis proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 524.5-502

Hazardous substance releases, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.14

Hazardous waste facilities, stabilization and containment facilities, siting, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2008 115A.30

Health and accident insurance

Subrogation of claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 62A.095

Health care, network shadow contracting violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 62Q.74

Health Department

Administrative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.991

Alcohol and drug counselors, disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 149A.10

Disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.941

License revocations, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.10

Tuberculosis carriers or respondents, health order proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4805

Higher Education Office, debt collection, Minn. Statutes 2008 136A.131

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.02, 2008 514.71

Human Rights Department

Contested cases, payment by respondents, Minn. Statutes 2008 363A.29

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 363A.33

Indemnification

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2008 302A.521

Credit union officers and directors, Minn. Statutes 2008 52.04

Fraternal benefit societies, Minn. Statutes 2008 64B.08

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2008 322B.699

Motor vehicles, conditional registration, Minn. Statutes 2008 168A.07

Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 103G.650

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2008 302A.521

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2008 3.736, 2008 3.7365

Titling of watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2008 86B.830

Insurance companies

Claims, denial without reasonable basis, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.18

Foreign companies, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.06

Legal expense insurance, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.06, 2008 60A.08

Mutual insurance companies, conversion to stock companies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 66A.41

No-fault automobile insurance, subrogated claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 65B.53

Premium finance agreements, default, Minn. Statutes 2008 59A.10

Qualifying trust agreements, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.097

Rehabilitation and liquidation

Application for termination, Minn. Statutes 2008 60B.48

Distribution of claims, preference, Minn. Statutes 2008 60B.44

Health maintenance organizations, Minn. Statutes 2008 60B.191

Reexamination of fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 60B.32

Reinsurers or receivers, rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 60B.365

Unauthorized insurers, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.21

Unauthorized insurers, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.21

Viatical settlements, finders fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.970

Insurance examiners, libel lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 60A.031

Insurance premium finance companies

Default charges, Minn. Statutes 2008 59A.10

Insurance, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2008 79.36, 2008 79.52

Interstate Compact on Juveniles, Minn. Statutes 2008 260.56

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4196

Juvenile courts, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.331, 2008 260C.331

Labor and employment

Age discrimination lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.81

Commissions, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.14, 2008 181.145

Compensation and salaries lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.171

Construction bids, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.721

Drug and alcohol testing, workplace, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.956

Employee assistance services, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.980

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.937, 2008 181.938

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2008 177.27, 2008 181.68, 2008 181.81, 2008 593.50

False statements, inducement to enter employment, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.65

Food processing plants, recruitment violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.635

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.974

Jurors, retaliation for serving as, Minn. Statutes 2008 593.50

Labor disputes, injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2008 185.13

Lie detector tests, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.75

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.89

Occupational safety and health, discrimination lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 182.669

Parenting leave lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.944

Personnel records, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.9641, 2008 181.965

Labor and Industry Department

Contested case hearings, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2008 326B.139

Employers, records violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 177.27

Small claims court, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.2615

Landfill cleanup

Environmental response costs, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.444

Recovery, Pollution Control Agency, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.41, 2008 115B.412

Third-party claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.414

Landlords and tenants, see RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Law enforcement agencies

Good faith reports or requests, Minn. Statutes 2008 604A.34

Leases

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2008 504B.291

Unconscionable leases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 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 2008 336.5-111

Liens

Agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.945

Liens for attorney fees, see Liens under ATTORNEYS

Nonconsensual common law liens, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.99

Public assistance liens, claims, deduction, Minn. Statutes 2008 256.015

Tax liens, release, delay, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.63

Life insurance companies, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 61B.19

Limited liability companies, see Attorney fees under LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

Limited partnerships, derivative actions, Minn. Statutes 2008 321.1005

Littering, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 169.421

Loans, finance charge violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 47.59

Local governments, Open Meeting Law lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 13D.06

Long-term care facilities, contracts, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 80D.13

Manufactured home parks, eviction proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 327C.11

Marketing agreements, motor vehicle fuel, Minn. Statutes 2008 80F.17

Marriage and Family Therapy Board

Disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 148B.175, 2008 148B.69

Mechanics and material suppliers liens

Contractors, liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.011

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.02

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.71

Mediation, court supervised, Minn. Statutes 2008 583.27

Medical assistance

Boarding care homes, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.48

Claims against estates, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.15

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.50

Liens, payment, deduction of fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.042

Nursing facilities, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.48

Vendors, false representation, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.121

Membership camping

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 82A.19

Sales contracts, rescission, Minn. Statutes 2008 82A.11

Mentally disabled persons

Public guardianship hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 252A.20

Mortgage foreclosures

Amount, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 580.09, 2008 582.01

Corporate fiduciary agents, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.02

Mortgagors, Minn. Statutes 2008 582.01, 2008 582.02

Receivers, rent after default, Minn. Statutes 2008 582.08

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 56.131

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.02

Sales, affidavits of cost, Minn. Statutes 2008 580.17

Motor carriers

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2008 221.036, 2008 221.251

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 221.271

Motor vehicle fuel, marketing agreements, Minn. Statutes 2008 80F.17

Motor vehicle retail installment sales

Contracts, collections, Minn. Statutes 2008 53C.08

Finance company violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 53C.12

Municipal Contracting Law, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.345

National Guard, lawsuits against officers, Minn. Statutes 2008 192.30

Natural Resources Department

Drainage system appeals, Minn. Statutes 2008 103E.097

Hunting while intoxicated, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.066

Land purchases, landowners' bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 84.0274

Recovery of sunken logs, inland waters, Minn. Statutes 2008 103G.650

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2008 65B.53

Odometers, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 325E.16

Open Meeting Law, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 13D.06

Packaging, toxics in, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 115A.965

Parents

Parenting leave, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 181.944

Recognition of parentage, orders vacating, Minn. Statutes 2008 257.75

Partnerships, buyouts, dissociated partners, Minn. Statutes 2008 323A.0701

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 257.69

Peace officers, lawsuits against

Payment by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.44, 2008 471.45

Performance bonds

Public works contractors, lawsuits on bond, Minn. Statutes 2008 574.26

Personal property

Self-service storage facilities, owners, liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.972

Pharmacy Board, unfair price discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2008 151.061

Pistols, permits to carry

Denial or revocation, appeals hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Plain Language Contract Act, lawsuits, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 325G.34

Pollution Control Agency

Administrative penalties, collection, Minn. Statutes 2008 103B.101, 2008 116.072

Harmful substance injury claims, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.37

Landfills, cleanup, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.41, 2008 115B.412

Prescriptions, unfair price discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2008 151.061

Product liability lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.04

Professional fund raisers, violation of rules or laws, Minn. Statutes 2008 309.57

Prostitution, coercion of persons for, when awarded, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.87

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 554.04, 2008 554.045

Racketeering, lawsuits initiated by prosecuting authority, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.911

Railroads

Cattle guards or fences, failure to erect, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 219.33

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2008 218.031

Railroad crossing violations, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 219.10

Real estate brokers and agents, real estate education

Research and recovery fund lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 82.43

Real property sales

Individual sewage treatment systems, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 115.55

Wells , disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 103I.235

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 56.131

Replevin judgments, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.04

Residential rental property, see Attorney fees under RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Revenue Department, cigarette and tobacco products taxes lawsuits, payment, Minn. Statutes 2008 297F.02

Sanitary districts, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2008 115.49

School personnel, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2008 123B.02

Self-service storage facilities, owners, liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 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 2008 473.849

Solid waste facilities

Designation, ordinances, violation, Minn. Statutes 2008 115A.86

Records, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2008 115A.882

Spousal maintenance proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 518.14, 2008 518C.305, 2008 518C.313

State mineral lands, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2008 93.055

Stolen property, lawsuits brought by injured party, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.53

Strategic lawsuits against public participation (S.L.A.P.P.), Minn. Statutes 2008 554.04, 2008 554.045

Subcontractors

Local governments, prompt payment of bills, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.425

State contracts, awards, Minn. Statutes 2008 16A.1245, 2008 137.36

Subdivided land sales

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 83.37

Sales contracts, rescission, Minn. Statutes 2008 83.28

Suicide or attempted suicide, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.215

Superfund lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.14

Tax increment financing districts

Enforcement of law, suits by property owners, Minn. Statutes 2008 469.1771

Tax preparation services

Unlawful trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.445

Taxes

Delinquent taxes, collection, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.16

Tax liens, release, delay, Minn. Statutes 2008 270C.63

Telephone companies, rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2008 237.075

Town officers and employees

Reimbursement by town, Minn. Statutes 2008 465.76

Trade secrets, misappropriation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 325C.04

Trusts

Charges against income or principal, Uniform Principal and Income Act, Minn. Statutes 2008 501B.71

Charitable trusts, Minn. Statutes 2008 317A.811, 2008 501B.43

Unemployment insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2008 268.057

Unemployment insurance, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 268.105

Unfair campaign practices, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 211B.36

University of Minnesota

Subcontractors, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2008 137.36

Verdicts, interest, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.09

Victims of crime

Perpetrators, injuries to, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 611A.08

Video rental or sale customers

Videotape rental or sale records, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 325I.02

Warehouse receipts, lost, stolen, or destroyed documents

Bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.7-601

Watershed districts

Appeals, managers' decisions, Minn. Statutes 2008 103D.545

Wells

Contamination, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 103I.241

Disclosure, real property sales, Minn. Statutes 2008 103I.235

Wiretapping lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 626A.13

Woman's Right to Know Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.4247

Workers' compensation insurance

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 79.52

Reinsurance associations, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2008 79.36

Workers' compensation, see Attorney fees under WORKERS COMPENSATION

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