As seniors start experiencing the changes associated with aging, one of their most common fears is losing their independence. Minnesota elder attorneys recognize that a chief catalyst of such fears is often when the senior loses the ability to drive. A senior’s ability to operate a vehicle may … [Read more...] about Helping Seniors Use Rideshare Services When They Are Unable to Drive
If you’re not familiar with Marie Kondo, take some time this week to watch one of her videos on YouTube or check out her new Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. It’s incredible to watch the relief and joy that people experience just by implementing her simple strategies to get organized and … [Read more...] about Minnesota Will and Trust Lawyer on How to “Marie Kondo” Your Financial Life and Streamline Your Estate Planning Process
Small businesses are the backbone of this country. They employ more than half of the domestic workforce and contribute greatly to the economy. 9 out of every 10 small businesses are family-owned. But most of those do not make it past the third generation of family ownership. Many small business … [Read more...] about How to Create a Business Succession Strategy
Minnesota estate planning lawyers are often asked by their clients to explain what comprises a basic estate plan. Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to this question because an estate plan all depends on the situation and the needs of the individual. For instance, a basic estate plan for one … [Read more...] about 5 Estate Planning Must-Haves
One of the most important aspects of estate planning is the overall effect it will have on an individual or couple’s children. Whether these are minor children who will need a guardian or adult children who are already on their own, the need for financial planning exists. A good estate planning … [Read more...] about Working with an Estate Planning Attorney to Secure Your Children’s Financial Future
Picture this – you get an opportunity to spend some alone time with your spouse. What do you do to prepare for date night? You carefully select a babysitter. Then, you write detailed instructions; when to feed the baby, how often to change diapers, what snacks are allowed…and you leave a myriad of … [Read more...] about You Plan for Date Night – But Not for Your Kids Future?!
Surviving this world as a young, single adult can prove hazardous to your health. Not only do insurance companies charge a premium for auto insurance, but you’re relegated to crummy apartments with non-responsive landlords, loud neighbors, and beer cans in the front yard. You’re struggling to … [Read more...] about Over 18? You need to think about estate planning.
Do you have minor children? If so, have you considered choosing a legal guardian who you would want to raise your kids if you and/or their other parent suddenly passed away? While you may have a few thoughts in your mind about who would be best suited for the role (grandparents, aunts, uncles), … [Read more...] about Considerations When Choosing a Legal Guardian Who Could Raise Your Kids
Modern technology has put research tools once only available to professionals in the hands of everyday people. With nothing more than access to the internet, we can trace our family trees back several centuries. We can now order DNA testing kits through the mail, allowing us to discover our genetic … [Read more...] about DNA Tests, Ancestry Accounts, and Planning for Unexpected Relatives in Your Minnesota Estate Plan