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Where Should You Keep Estate Planning Documents?

January 9th, 2023
Making an estate plan is essential to your family’s future security and peace of mind. But simply making an estate plan isn’t enough; when the time comes, your family will need to be able to easily locate and access your estate planning documents… Read More
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What to Do With Your Wedding Ring After Divorce

December 21st, 2022
There are plenty of things to do with your old wedding ring after divorce—but you have to get through your divorce first. Schedule a consultation with Mundahl Law to learn what to expect from the divorce process and what to do after divorce. Read More
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How Long Does the Minnesota Probate Process Take?

December 2nd, 2022
When the estate of a deceased person (decedent) must go through the Minnesota probate process, family members naturally want to understand how long the process will take. Having to navigate probate is a reminder of your loss. Being able to put probat… Read More
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Tips for Blended Family Success

November 15th, 2022
After going through a divorce or a breakup that leaves you a single parent, finding love again and getting engaged feels wonderful. Suddenly, the dreams of a happy family that were dashed by your divorce are alive once more, only this time, you’re… Read More
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DIY Estate Planning Risks

November 2nd, 2022
It wasn’t that long ago that anyone who wanted an estate plan would contact their family lawyer or a trusted local attorney. They had a legal need, so they called a legal professional. “Do it yourself” wasn’t even a consideration. In recent d… Read More
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Marriage Tips from a Minnesota Divorce Attorney

October 18th, 2022
You might have read the title of this blog post and thought, “Marriage tips from a divorce attorney? What do they know about happy marriages, when all they see is unhappy ones? And isn’t giving marriage advice bad for their business, anyway?” T… Read More
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Planning for Incapacity

October 11th, 2022
Nobody likes to imagine a future in which they are not capable of managing their own needs or making their own decisions. But many of us have had to help parents or other family members who were no longer able to care for themselves. Seeing a loved o… Read More
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Handling Pensions in a Divorce

September 16th, 2022
As everyone knows, part of divorce is dividing up the property you have accumulated during your marriage. Certain assets are easier to divide than others, of course. For example, it’s easy to determine the value of a bank account and to split up wh… Read More
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Advance Directives and Living Wills

September 6th, 2022
Most people know that wills and trusts are part of estate planning, and have a general idea of what they are and what they are used for. But there is a lot more confusion around the terms “advance directives,” “advance health care directives,… Read More
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What is the Difference Between Supervised and Unsupervised Parenting Time?

August 22nd, 2022
As a parent, you are probably used to seeing your child every day, in the most ordinary of ways: when they wake you up in the morning, when you have meals, when you read them a story and tuck them in at night. You don’t think of it as “parenting… Read More
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3 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

August 8th, 2022
You probably understand that making an estate plan is important to protect your future and your family. Like a lot of people, you may have put off estate planning despite knowing how important it is. After all, life is busy, and there are a lot of th… Read More
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Estate Planning for New Parents

July 21st, 2022
As every new parent knows, welcoming a new child into the family can be a little overwhelming. There’s so much to learn and so much adjusting to do (often on much less sleep than you’re used to!). But in addition to learning to secure car seats a… Read More
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Second Parent vs. Stepparent Adoption

July 7th, 2022
Adoption is a wonderful way to begin or grow your family, and there are many different types of adoption. One question that often comes up in discussions of adoption is, “What is second parent adoption? Is it the same thing as stepparent adoption?… Read More
At What Age Should You Make an Estate Plan?

At What Age Should You Make an Estate Plan?

June 21st, 2022
If you’ve spent any time at all reading law blogs, you may have noticed that they often follow a certain format. The blog will ask a question, answer it with “it depends,” and then go on to talk about just what the answer depends on. It’s ref… Read More
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Does My Child Get Input Into Custody Decisions?

June 8th, 2022
As adults, we tend to take it for granted that we have control over our life decisions, both minor (like what to make for dinner) and major (where we will live, and with whom). As parents, we make these decisions for our children. But what happens wh… Read More