A Guide to Estate Planning
Attorney Bethany Cross hosted a webinar about estate planning. Click HERE to view a recording.
As a Grandparent Do You Have Visitation Rights?
The State of Minnesota has a statute that protects the continuation of a grandparent-grandchild relationship. A grandparent who finds him/herself cut off from contact with a grandchild can bring a motion before the court for visitation […]
When should I update my estate plan?
You have an estate plan in place, that’s fantastic. While we recommend updating your plan when there are changes to the law, there are also some other times in your life when you should review or […]
How is property transferred at death?
There are several ways property can be transferred at death. Our estate planning team is here to help you sort through the options and come up with a plan to fit your individual needs. Here are […]
What if I can’t pay my mortgage due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?
Many homeowners and landlords are facing economic uncertainty due to the effects of COVID-19. These uncertainties can make monthly mortgage obligations difficult to meet, but there may be temporary relief options available for those with federally […]
Probate: Truths vs. Myths
Truths About Probate: Probate is required even with a will; The public can see my probate documents (including inventory lists with values); I can use a revocable trust to avoid probate; My personal representative may need […]
Should something unexpected happen, who will handle your affairs?
A Power of Attorney is a document in which you give another person(s) the authority to act on your behalf regarding financial matters. If you would be seriously injured or ill and become unable to make […]
What does a Health Care Directive actually do?
A Health Care Directive is a legal document that combines the elements of the living will and the durable health care power of attorney. It is designed to allow you to choose the individual(s) who will […]
Do I need an estate plan?
We’re answering 5 of the most commonly asked questions we get about estate planning. Why do I need a plan? A plan allows you to select the important aspects of what happens after your death. Without estate […]
SBA Disaster Loan Application is now open. Do you qualify?
Application is now open for Minnesota small businesses to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loan (“Disaster Loan”) assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”). Upon request from Governor Walz, the SBA issued an Economic […]