Technology and Being a Personal Representative

December 13, 2017

After you pass away, you will almost certainly leave behind an estate that must be administered, meaning that someone will have to step in and make sure your remaining debts are paid and your assets are appropriately distributed to your beneficiaries.  This person will be called a personal representative or an executor.  Although the advent […]

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What is Included in the Estate?

December 11, 2017

When a loved one passes away, it may be necessary to probate the estate of the deceased.  Probate is the process during which the assets that belonged to the deceased are distributed to beneficiaries.  Accordingly, the first step in this process will be to determine what is included in the estate.  This can actually be […]

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Intestacy Basics

December 4, 2017

Thinking ahead, planning an estate, and finalizing a will an important step to take, even if you do not have a large number of assets or children.  If you or a loved one has not taken the step to write a will before death, however, the law in Minnesota provides an avenue to make sure […]

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