A statute usually determines whether personal property becomes a fixture on realty

Debtor’s transfer of wages to wife did not prevent creditor from getting at them

Property transfer by debtor to a revocable trust does not shield property from creditor

Unless protected by patent or copyright, functional product features may be copied freely by competitors

A distributor can be terminated by its supplier if the supplier does not approve of an asset sale

A successor entity may owe the federal government taxes

Courts have the inherent power and under rule 37 to sanction parties for not complying with discovery orders

The party seeking the injunction must demonstrate that there is an inadequate legal remedy and that the injunction is necessary to prevent great and irreparable injury

If a contract authorizes an award of attorneys’ fees, the right to a jury trial is required under Minnesota law

In Federal Court, a prevailing party has 14 days to request costs and attorneys’ fees from the date of judgment

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