Jennifer Lammers Quoted in Minnesota Lawyer Article

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August 3, 2017

Jennifer Lammers' testimony to Civil Law committee members in regards to new Agriculture legislation was highlighted in the July 31 issue of Minnesota Lawyer. The article, “A Bevy of New Laws go on the Books in August,” discusses new changes to a bill eliminating the reporting requirement for individual farmers on agricultural land held by revocable trusts.

The Corporate Farm Act requires limited liability corporations to file annual reports to the state to show they are keeping the land free of contamination, a requirement that was also previously applied to individual farmers with land in revocable trusts. The new terms eliminate the need for reporting for an individual farmer, their spouse or beneficiaries while the trust remains revocable.

Jennifer told the Civil Law committee members the requirement to report “serves no purpose other than aggravating farmers and creating paperwork and unnecessary expense to have – sometimes—a lawyer do that for them.”

Read the article here