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Advance Directives and Living Wills

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… Read More
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3 Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

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 est… Read More
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Estate Planning for New Parents

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… Read More
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At What Age Should You Make an Estate Plan?

At What Age Should You Make an Estate Plan?

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, answe… Read More
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What is an Irrevocable Trust in Minnesota?

In recent years, an increasing number of people have incorporated trusts into their estate planning. Trusts are a popular estate planning tool in part… Read More
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How Gray Divorce Affects Your Estate Plan

The incidence of divorce among couples in their fifties, sixties, and beyond has nearly doubled in the past thirty years. The reasons for the increase… Read More
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Dying Without a Will in Minnesota: What is Intestate Succession?

You have no doubt heard the expression, “You can’t take it with you.” But what happens to the assets you must leave behind if you don’t have a… Read More
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What Makes a Will Valid in Minnesota?

There’s no question that every adult should have a valid will to ensure that their wishes are honored after their death. Most people understand this… Read More
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A Guide to Minnesota Health Care Directives

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that life is uncertain. It has always been possible for people to go suddenly from perfectly healthy to very ill, b… Read More
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The Importance of Setting Up a Trust for a Child

When you picture a child who has a trust fund, you probably envision someone who is wealthy, spoiled, and entitled. If that’s the image in your head… Read More
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Does Your Estate Plan Protect the Children From Your First Marriage?

Whether a marriage ends in divorce or due to the death of a spouse, it’s never easy. For many people, though, no matter how difficult a marriage or… Read More
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How Divorce Affects Your Estate Plan (What to Do and When)

You may have heard that you should update your estate plan after every major life change, such as marriage or the birth of a child. Divorce is no diff… Read More
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Strife After Death: Why You Need an Estate Plan

If you don’t have a will or an estate plan in place, the first thing you should know is that you’re not alone. According to a 2017 survey conducte… Read More
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The Tragically HIPAA-Less: Why Keeping Estate Plans up to Date is so Important

Even the most thoughtful, well-crafted estate plan can become a disaster without proper maintenance. The reason is simple: life is change. Some of tha… Read More
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Wills, Trusts, and Divorce in Minnesota

Divorce is a stressful process. Between worrying about the well-being of your children, your financial future, and grieving the loss of the marriage y… Read More
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