Month: January 2015

Will I Need Probate?

Will I Need Probate? When you're grieving the loss of a beloved family member, the prospect of handling their estate can feel overwhelming. Many people want to relieve their family members of the burden of settling their estate and wrapping up their final affairs....

Living Wills For Adults Of All Ages

Minnesota adults regardless of their age and health should consider making a living will. While many people think of becoming incapacitated as something that will only happen when they are older, an accident or a sudden illness can leave a person of any age unable to...

5 Reasons To Have An Incapacity Plan

5 Reasons to Have an Incapacity Plan Some people procrastinate when it comes to planning for the likelihood of becoming incapacitated. Understandably, the thought of being too sick or disabled to handle your own finances and health care decisions is disagreeable to...

Wills And Estate Planning

Estate planning is a crucial component of a wealth protection plan in Minnesota. State laws will dictate the distribution of property in probate court if a will does not exist. Probate administration can be very expensive, and it offers no guarantees that the...

What Is A Durable Power Of Attorney?

What Is a Durable Power of Attorney? If you have a will, you may think that your estate plan is complete. Because a will only goes into effect upon your death, however, it has no impact on your financial affairs - or your estate - during your lifetime. So what happens...