The personal exemptions granted to debtors under Minnesota law have grown antiquated in many respects, failing to take into account changes in values, technology and our collective sense of what constitutes “injury.” It’s time to refashion those laws for the realities of the 21st Century.
The rotary phone has been replaced by the smart phone. Electric cars are slowly displacing the internal combustion engine. Pacemakers and implants of all kinds have replaced blood-letting and the use of leeches in medical treatments.
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