Month: September 2014

What Is A Transfer On Death Deed?

Minnesota's Transfer on Death Deed Prior to August 1, 2008, Minnesotans who wanted to leave real estate to their loved ones after they passed away had few options: include these assets in a will and allow their homes and other real property to pass through probate,...

Common Estate Planning Missteps

Minnesota residents are likely aware that many people find it difficult to consider what happens after they pass away. However, they may be surprised to learn how many lack even a rudimentary estate plan. A recent survey by an online legal services company found that...

Ranking Assets Included In Estate Plans

Minnesota residents who are involved in planning their estates might be interested in a recent article discussing tax incentives for holding on to different assets. This might be an important issue to consider if a benefactor has to choose an asset to liquidate in...