Auditor Otto Runs Up $100K+ In Legal Bills Fighting New LawThe state auditor has run up a $100,000 legal tab as she considers suing to overturn a new audit privatization law. Minnesota lawmakers passed a measure this spring allowing counties to outsource financial audits to private companies.
SD Could Be On Hook For Legal Fees In Gay Marriage CaseSouth Dakota could end up owing hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees to the private attorneys who fought the state's ban on gay marriage unless a federal appeals court sides with the attorney general.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Slashes Budget, Cites Unexpected Legal FeesThe embattled Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has announced it will be slashing its budget by 20 percent. In a statement, the archdiocese says more than $5 million in cuts is due to unexpected legal fees.
Scam Phone Calls Targeting U Of M Students, Asking For MoneyUniversity of Minnesota police say there has recently been a string of scam phone calls targeting students, asking them to pay legal fees or overdue taxes. According to the university, the caller will identify themselves as a police officer, or FBI agent, and tell the potential victim they have overdue legal fees.
Lawyer Tab In Brodkorb Case Tops $390,000A now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer cost the Minnesota Senate $396,000 in legal defense fees on top of a severance award, a new tally based on a billing document made public Friday shows.
Legal Bill Over Koch-Brodkorb Near $200KLegal costs associated with a Minnesota Senate scandal involving a former Republican leader and her senior aide have nearly doubled, a new invoice made public Tuesday showed.
Prince Sued by NY Law Firm For $700K In Legal FeesA New York City law firm says Prince owes more than $700,000 in legal fees for services that included helping to settle financial obligations to his former wife.