Moorhead Estate Planning Lawyer, Minnesota


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Todd Miller

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Accident & Injury, Workers' Compensation, Car Accident, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice

Todd Miller was born in Fargo, North Dakota where he attended school and graduated from Fargo North High School. He is an Eagle Scout. After graduatin... (more)

Bruce Norman Ringstrom

Criminal, Felony, Misdemeanor, DUI-DWI
Status:  In Good Standing           

Jean Patricia Hannig

General Practice
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  36 Years

Peter Eric Karlsson

Criminal, Trusts
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  31 Years
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Peter Eric Karlsson

Criminal, Trusts
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  31 Years

Troy A. Wolf

Insurance, Civil Rights, Personal Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           

Paul R Oppegard

Litigation, Government, Civil & Human Rights
Status:  In Good Standing           

Timothy John Mclarnan

Real Estate, Traffic, Lawsuit, Copyright
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  36 Years

Valeska A. Hermanson

Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           

Corey Ray Elmer

Real Estate
Status:  In Good Standing           

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LEGAL TERMS

ESTATE TAXES

Taxes imposed by the state or federal government on property as it passes from the dead to the living. All property you own, whatever the form of ownership, and... (more...)
Taxes imposed by the state or federal government on property as it passes from the dead to the living. All property you own, whatever the form of ownership, and whether or not it goes through probate after your death, is subject to federal estate tax. Currently, however, federal estate tax is due only if your property is worth at least $2 million when you die. The estate tax is scheduled to be repealed for one year, in 2010, but Congress will probably make the repeal (or a very high exempt amount) permanent. Any property left to a surviving spouse (if he or she is a U.S. citizen) or a tax-exempt charity is exempt from federal estate taxes. Many states now also impose their own estate taxes or inheritance taxes.

FINAL BENEFICIARY

The person or institution designated to receive trust property upon the death of a life beneficiary. For example, Jim creates a trust through which his wife Jan... (more...)
The person or institution designated to receive trust property upon the death of a life beneficiary. For example, Jim creates a trust through which his wife Jane receives income for the duration of her life. Their daughter, the final beneficiary, receives the trust principal after Jane's death.

SURROGATE COURT

See probate court.

RESIDUARY ESTATE

The property that remains in a deceased person's estate after all specific gifts are made, and all debts, taxes, administrative fees, probate costs, and court c... (more...)
The property that remains in a deceased person's estate after all specific gifts are made, and all debts, taxes, administrative fees, probate costs, and court costs are paid. The residuary estate also includes any gifts under a will that fail or lapse. For example, Connie's will leaves her house and all its furnishings to Andrew, her VW bug to her friend Carl, and the remainder of her property (the residuary estate) to her sister Sara. She doesn't name any alternate beneficiaries. Carl dies before Connie. The VW bug becomes part of the residuary estate and passes to Sara, along with all of Connie's property other than the house and furnishings. Also called the residual estate or residue.

PREDECEASED SPOUSE

In the law of wills, a spouse who dies before the will maker while still married to him or her.

OFFICER

A person elected by a profit or nonprofit corporation's board of directors, or by the manager of a limited liability company, to manage the day-to-day operation... (more...)
A person elected by a profit or nonprofit corporation's board of directors, or by the manager of a limited liability company, to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. Officers generally hold titles such as President or Treasurer. Many states and most corporate bylaws or LLC operating agreements require a corporation or LLC to have a president, secretary and treasurer. Election of a vice president may be required by state law.

GRANT DEED

A deed containing an implied promise that the person transfering the property actually owns the title and that it is not encumbered in any way, except as descri... (more...)
A deed containing an implied promise that the person transfering the property actually owns the title and that it is not encumbered in any way, except as described in the deed. This is the most commonly used type of deed. Compare quitclaim deed.

BYPASS TRUST

A trust designed to lessen a family's overall estate tax liability. An AB trust is the most popular kind of bypass trust.

WILL

A document in which you specify what is to be done with your property when you die and name your executor. You can also use your will to name a guardian for you... (more...)
A document in which you specify what is to be done with your property when you die and name your executor. You can also use your will to name a guardian for your young children.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

IN RE DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST FETT

... Donald Fett was admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota in 1977 and, since 2002, has practiced exclusively within the areas of estate planning and elder law. ... Fett does not dispute that since 2002, he has limited his practice to estate planning and elder law. ...

Bjorklund v. Bjorklund Trucking, Inc.

... The meeting was attended by Bjorklund; Bruce Bjorklund; the Sapatnekars; BTI's and Bjorklund's accountant, Jim Daleiden; BTI's and Bjorklund's attorney, Andy Clark; and Mike Frost, an attorney at Clark's firm who was involved in Bjorklund's estate planning. ...

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF LEROL v. LEROL

... We reject this argument because Reierson has not shown that Lerol intended to gift his nonmarital share in the farmstead to her, and reasonable evidence supports the district court's finding that the 1974 transfer was for estate planning purposes only and that "[i]t was not [Lerol's ...