Jennifer R. Lewis Kannegieter has authored a variety of books, e-books, and special reports related to estate planning and family law. Please … Learn More about Books By Jennifer R. Lewis Kannegieter
Families who have members with special needs have a variety of unique concerns. Whether you’re traveling to occupational therapy appointments, choosing the most effective medical devices, or contemplating whether to “mainstream” your special needs child, there are so many parts and pieces to keep in … [Read more...] about Things to Consider When It Comes to Special Needs Planning in Minnesota
One of the most important jobs of a Minnesota estate planning attorney is to help parents choose the right guardian for their children. This is the person (or people) designated by you to care for your minor children if you should die before they become adults. Working with an … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Guardian for Your Child Advice from a Minnesota Estate Planning Lawyer
Minnesota elder care lawyers work with families to prepare for any number of situations in the estate planning process. One circumstance which is especially relevant to elder care law is dementia. After all, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are almost exclusively conditions which appear … [Read more...] about Important Estate Planning Strategies for Dementia Patients
If you are contemplating divorce there are many things to think about. A divorce can impact all areas of your life and you don't want to go in to the process blind. Here are just a few things to consider. Sheer Change for All Involved Humans are built to seek a comfort zone. This doesn’t … [Read more...] about Emotional and Practical Considerations for Divorce
It is open enrollment season and one of the benefits your employer is offering is legal insurance. Should you sign up for it? The answer to that question, like many other legal questions, is – it depends. Before making your decision, here are some questions to ask. What exactly is covered? All … [Read more...] about Should I get legal insurance?
The role of an executor or Personal Representative is to effectuate a deceased person’s wishes as declared in a will after he or she has passed on. The executor’s responsibilities include the distribution of assets according to the will, the maintenance of assets until the will is settled, and the … [Read more...] about Things to Consider When Picking an Executor
When creating a living trust, it is common practice that the person doing the estate planning will name themselves as trustee and will appoint a successor trustee to handle matters once they pass on or become incapacitated. If you have been named successor trustee for a person that has died, it is … [Read more...] about Role of the Successor Trustee
In this computer age, when so many tasks are accomplished via the internet -- including banking, shopping, and important business communications -- it may seem logical to turn to the internet when creating a legal document such as a will. Certainly, there are several websites advertising how easy … [Read more...] about Why Shouldn’t I use a Form from the Internet?
As many can attest, going through a divorce can be a difficult experience and the process can become contentious. Even after the spouses reach a settlement, conflict may continue to arise, particularly when a parent fails to make the required child support payments. In these cases, it may be … [Read more...] about How to Enforce a Child Support Order