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March 13, 2017

Farrish Johnson Law Office Welcomes New Attorney

Farrish Johnson Law Office is pleased to announce the addition of our new attorney, Yuri Jelokov. Yuri focuses his practice in the areas of workers’ compensation law, Social Security disability law, and vaccine claims. After obtaining his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN, Yuri spent several years practicing in Minneapolis, MN,as well as Bemidji, MN. Yuri has dedicated many hours to workers’ compensation litigation, from initial consultations, to settlement negotiations and trials. Yuri is actively involved in the Minnesota Association for Justice. A native of Tallinn, Estonia, Yuri speaks both English and Russian. For...
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Minnesota Homestead Property Tax

Many of us are not clear what the various abbreviations mean that our found on our real estate tax statement. How and why property receives homestead classification or non-homestead classification can be a mystery, particularly for those owning agricultural land. Losing homestead classification usually results in higher real estate taxes payable each year but the hidden loss may be the unavailability of the estate tax credit available to farmers. Under current law, qualified farmers have a Minnesota estate tax credit of $5 million. To qualify for these additional credit, the farm must be, among other things, taxed as homestead property....
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