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We Are Taking Your House and Keeping the Change

Sometimes you truly wonder why a case has to be decided by the highest court in the land.  I mean the facts are so compelling; can there really be a legal issue? The Supreme Court handed down Tyler v Hennepin County, ____ US ____, (No. 22-166, May 25, 2023) last week.  The facts were that Geraldine Tyler, who was 94, owned a condominium that accumulated about $15,000 in unpaid real estate taxes along with interest and penalties.  Actually, the amount of unpaid taxes was $2,300.  The interest and penalties were… read more

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