Tag Archives: Exemptions

Recent Increases for the Minnesota State Exemptions

If you’ve been reading any of my musings, you know that when you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, ownership of all your stuff is temporarily and theoretically transferred to a trustee appointed by the court.  I say “theoretically” because normally … Continue reading

Posted in Bankruptcy Law | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Homestead Exemptions: The Truth Isn’t What You Think

“They can’t take my house, whatever happens.  Right?” The young man in my office “knew” that the substantial equity in his home was exempt as a homestead, even if he filed bankruptcy. He “knew” that credit card debt was dischargeable. … Continue reading

Posted in Bankruptcy Law | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Pennsylvania Proposes Big Changes to State Law White-Collar Overtime Exemptions

Back in January, Governor Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) would propose new regulations under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act (PMWA) that would increase the minimum salary requirement for the white-collar overtime exemptions under this … Continue reading

Posted in Employment and Labour Law | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FDA Finalizes 510(k) Exemptions for Certain Class II Devices

By Allyson B. Mullen — On June 5, 2018, FDA published a notice in the federal register finalizing the 510(k) exemption for several devices. The proposed list for 510(k) exemption was published last November and included two new devices that … Continue reading

Posted in Products Liability | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New OPR Technical Advisory Lists Legislative CEQA Exemptions Found Outside Statute

On June 6, 2018, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) announced that it had issued a new technical advisory listing legislative CEQA exemptions located in statutes outside of Division 13 of the Public Resources Code.  The advisory contains … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment