Duties of the Health Care Agent

In general, the duties of a health care agent under a Health Care Directive made pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Chapter 145C are to make health care decisions for the principal when the principal, in the determination of the attending physician, lacks decision-making...

Duties and Powers of the Trustee

In general, a trustee’s duties are to administer the trust; specifically to hold, administer and distribute the assets of the trust estate in accordance with the trust agreement and applicable law. Various statutory provisions, portions of which are set forth below,...

Duties of the Personal Representative of The Estate

In general, a personal representative’s duties are to probate the decedent’s will; specifically to inventory and determine the value of the assets of the decedent’s estate, take possession of those assets, determine the liabilities of the estate and make arrangements...

Cabin Pressure

If you have a cabin, it is likely that you’ve planned family weekends throughout this summer and are about now closing the cabin for the season. But have you put thought into how your cabin fits into your estate plan? If you have any thoughts about passing the cabin...
Attention Snowbirds!  Are You Truly A non-Minnesota Resident?!

Attention Snowbirds! Are You Truly A non-Minnesota Resident?!

LIVING IN MINNESOTA PART-TIME FOR THE TAX BENEFITS? Changes in the Law Impact Residency Determination Minnesota has remained dependent on the income tax to fund its operations. This has caused a focus on income taxes as the means of supporting our government programs....