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Minnesotan’s Tiff Over Estate Tax, Firm Malpractice Thrown Out

March 25, 2020, 5:37 PM

A Minnesota man who sued a law firm over accounting malpractice and negligence had his case dismissed by a federal court. The suit related to an estate tax return and a rental fight with the man’s brother over their parent’s farmland .

Allan Schreier filed suit against Drealan Kvilhaug Hoefker & Co. P.A. (DKH), which had prepared tax returns for the estate of his deceased parents, John and Barbara, who owned a 700-acre farm in Murray County, Minn., that was entered into a trust. After their death, Allan also sought advice from the firm concerning a $150-per-acre rental rate...

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