Advice if your Real Estate License is being investigated by the Minnesota Commerce Department.

Minnesota Department of Commerce enforcement personnel may contact you to investigate a complaint or compliance issue relating to your Real Estate Salesperson or Broker License. Here are several tips regarding how to handle any such conversation or investigation:…

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Fabian Hoffner represents Minnesota Realtors and Real Estate Brokers before the Commerce Department.

While the vast majority of Minnesota Realtors (also known as Real Estate Broker and Real Estate Agents) are competent and caring individuals who act on behalf according to the standard on behalf of their clients, violations of the…

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The Hoffner Firm represents Chiropractors before the Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

While the vast majority of Chiropractors are competent and caring individuals who provide care according to the standard, violations of the Chiropractic Practice act do happen. The Minnesota Board of Chiropractic Examiners, through its statutory authority specified in the Chiropractic Practices Act, is responsible for…

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Fabian Hoffner represents Social Workers before the Minnesota Board of Social Work.

While the vast majority of Minnesota Social Workers are competent and caring individuals who provide care according to the standard, violations of the Social Work practice act do happen. The Minnesota Board of Social Work, through its statutory…

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Have you been contacted by the Minnesota Board of Nursing regarding your license to practice?

While the vast majority of nurses are competent and caring individuals who provide care according to the standard, violations of the nurse practice act do happen. The Minnesota Board of Nursing (BON), through its statutory authority specified in…

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The Importance of Honesty

The importance of telling your lawyer the truth.   When I represent Nurses before the Minnesota Board of Nursing, one of the first things I tell those Nurses is to tell me everything and tell me the truth. …

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Termination as a Physician – How to Protect Your License

Termination for cause in a physician’s employment agreement can be a delicate subject. If an employer wishes to terminate a physician’s employment agreement, they must have a legitimate reason. The physician employment agreement should provide reasonable protection to…

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Social Workers – Maintaining Professional Relationships

The Minnesota Board of Social Work establishes and enforces professional standards, for licensed social workers.  The Board may investigate allegations against social workers whether their license is inactive or active.  A common complaint arises when a social worker…

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Social Workers – Complaints to the Board of Social Work

Social workers play an essential role, in assisting individuals, families, and groups of people to cope with their problems and improve their lives. For many social workers, direct counseling is only one aspect of a broader set of…

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Nursing – What to Do When the Board Takes Action Against Your License

Many professions in the U.S., such as school teachers, attorneys, physicians, pilots and nurses, require a license as a condition of practicing a chosen occupation. Nurses, with more than 4.5 million individuals holding licensure at this time, are…

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