When Should You Do an Estate Plan?

A Minneapolis Estate Planning Lawyer Explains When to Do an Estate Plan One of the most common questions I receive as an estate planning lawyer when you should start thinking about estate planning. While earlier is always better, we know that everyone’s life circumstances are a little bit different, and your estate planning needs are…

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Does an Estate Executor Get Paid?

Minnesota Probate Attorney Explains Compensation for a Personal Representative (Executor) You’re having dinner with your brother when he suddenly says. “I need to ask you a favor. Will you be the executor for me if I die.” Naturally, you respond with “Don’t be silly. You’re not going to die” to which he responds “Sis. I’m…

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How Long Does Probate Take in Minnesota?

Probate is the process in which a deceased person’s assets are gathered, debts are paid, and assets are distributed to beneficiaries. Basically, it is the court-overseen process of wrapping up a person’s affairs. Probate can be a lengthy process. In fact, the time it takes for probate to complete is a major reason many people…

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