Expenses of the Estate, Part III: D0 I Get Paid To Act As Personal Representative (Executor)?

Minnesota Probate Attorney Explains Compensation for a Personal Representative  You are nominated as a personal representative to handle someone’s estate. Can you get paid for handling these matters? In a word, yes. Your fee is dictated by Minnesota probate law. Unfortunately, Minnesota law doesn’t provide much guidance as the probate law simply says, “[a] personal…

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Minnesota Probate Series, Part 3: What Type of Probate?

Minneapolis Probate Attorney Explains the Difference Between a Formal and Informal Probate You now know that you need to open a probate. But, what type of probate do you need to pursue? Minnesota has both an informal and formal process. What is the difference? The main difference is that a formal probate requires a hearing…

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