Application for Probate required for the estate of a deceased person prior to the distribution of the assets according to the Will of the deceased according to law following deduction of any death duties.

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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How to Avoid Probate in Minnesota

January 19th, 2022
If you have never been involved in probating an estate, you may not be very familiar with the process. If you have served as a personal representative of an estate, you may be more familiar with probate than you want to be. This can be time-consuming… Read More
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Contesting a Will in Minnesota

April 12th, 2021
How hard is it to challenge a will in Minnesota? It depends on the circumstances, but in general, contesting a will is not easy. That’s good news for those who want their last wishes honored; not so good for those who feel they have been treated un… Read More
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Understanding the Probate Process in Minnesota

February 10th, 2021
Probate is the legal process of administering the estate of a person who has died (a “decedent.”) As a general rule, assets that were owned in the decedent’s sole name (as opposed to jointly with another person, or by a trust), must go through… Read More