Minneapolis Estate Lawyer, Minnesota


Jay A. Joyner Lawyer

Jay A. Joyner

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Estate, Wills & Probate

I've been practicing estate planning and business law for over 40 years and I've found that our clients truly appreciate the time, effort and experie... (more)

Terry L Mitchell Lawyer

Terry L Mitchell

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Estate, Wills & Probate, Estate Planning

Terry has have been providing estate planning and probate, guardianship, conservatorship and related litigation services for his clients for over 30 y... (more)

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800-765-9810

Randall W Sayers Lawyer

Randall W Sayers

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Estate, Wills & Probate, Estate Planning, Power of Attorney, Trusts

"I’m a teacher at heart. I love helping clients understand issues and find solutions that work best for them.” -Randall W. Sayers Clients with ... (more)

Paul Day Funke Lawyer

Paul Day Funke

VERIFIED
Estate

Hansen Dordell associate Paul D. Funke has been working on trust and estate, and other legal issues for several years. He owned and managed a boutique... (more)

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L. David Henningson Lawyer

L. David Henningson

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Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate

David is the founding shareholder of the law firm of Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd., located in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Helping clients achieve objectives... (more)

John C. Gunderson Lawyer

John C. Gunderson

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Divorce & Family Law, Estate, Real Estate, Mediation

John Gunderson has over twenty-five years of experience in a broad range of civil litigation, including personal injury defense, mechanics liens and c... (more)

Gregory Duane Dittrich Lawyer

Gregory Duane Dittrich

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Divorce & Family Law, Child Support, Child Custody, Estate Planning, Trusts

Gregory Dittrich is an accomplished veteran attorney who enjoys being very active in his community. His practice emphasizes alternative dispute resolu... (more)

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800-405-5630

Joel A. Sommers

Real Estate, Estate Planning, Pension & Benefits, Employment
Status:  In Good Standing           

Marvin Borman

Business Organization, Estate Planning, Wills & Probate, Trusts
Status:  In Good Standing           

Peter A. Koller

Estate Planning, Labor Law, Family Law, Professional Malpractice
Status:  In Good Standing           

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LEGAL TERMS

SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE

The person or institution who takes over the management of trust property when the original trustee has died or become incapacitated.

TAKING AGAINST THE WILL

A procedure under state law that gives a surviving spouse the right to demand a certain share (usually one-third to one-half) of the deceased spouse's property.... (more...)
A procedure under state law that gives a surviving spouse the right to demand a certain share (usually one-third to one-half) of the deceased spouse's property. The surviving spouse can take that share instead of accepting whatever he or she inherited through the deceased spouse's will. If the surviving spouse decides to take the statutory share, it's called 'taking against the will.' Dower and curtesy is another name for the same legal process.

INTESTATE SUCCESSION

The method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state's law provides that the property be distributed to the closest s... (more...)
The method by which property is distributed when a person dies without a valid will. Each state's law provides that the property be distributed to the closest surviving relatives. In most states, the surviving spouse, children, parents, siblings, nieces and nephews, and next of kin inherit, in that order.

INTESTATE

The condition of dying without a valid will. The probate court appoints an administrator to distribute the deceased person's property according to state law.

INVENTORY

A complete listing of all property owned by a deceased person at the time of death. The inventory is filed with the court during probate. The executor or admini... (more...)
A complete listing of all property owned by a deceased person at the time of death. The inventory is filed with the court during probate. The executor or administrator of the estate is responsible for making and filing the inventory.

UNIFORM TRANSFER-ON-DEATH SECURITY ACT

A statute that allows people to name a beneficiary to inherit stocks or bonds without probate. The owner of the securities can register them with a broker using... (more...)
A statute that allows people to name a beneficiary to inherit stocks or bonds without probate. The owner of the securities can register them with a broker using a simple form that names a person to receive the property after the owner's death. Every state but Texas has adopted the statute.

DISTRIBUTEE

(1) Anyone who receives something. Usually, the term refers to someone who inherits a deceased person's property. If the deceased person dies without a will (ca... (more...)
(1) Anyone who receives something. Usually, the term refers to someone who inherits a deceased person's property. If the deceased person dies without a will (called intestate), state law determines what each distributee will receive. Also called a beneficiary.

PUBLISHED WORK

An original work of authorship that is considered published for purposes of copyright law. A work is 'published' when it is first made available to the public o... (more...)
An original work of authorship that is considered published for purposes of copyright law. A work is 'published' when it is first made available to the public on an unrestricted basis. It is thus possible to display a work, or distribute it with restrictions on disclosure of its contents, without actually 'publishing' it. Both published and unpublished works are entitled to copyright protection, but some of the rules differ.

CERTIFICATION OF TRUST

See abstract of trust.