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Prince Died Without A Will

May 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Musician-extraordinaire Prince (aka Prince Rogers Nelson) died last week without a Last Will & Testament (much less a trust). His sister, Tyka Nelson, petitioned a Carver County, [...]

Tell Social Security When Your Spouse Dies

April 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Tip: When your spouse dies, don't pretend they are still alive in order to collect their Social Security.  Local residents are facing criminal prosecution for just that.

“Remodeling” Your Estate Plan

April 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Estate planning documents like wills and trusts are very similar to your home. After you move in and get everything just right (when you first sign your [...]

The One Minute Gay Estate Planning Checkup

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Take one minute to figure out if you need a "checkup" with a gay estate planning lawyer. If you answer "No" or "I don't know" to any of [...]

New Assisted Suicide Law in California

March 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Beginning in June 2016, California has a new law allowing doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of drugs to terminally ill patients who wish to die on [...]

5 Common Estate Planning Mistakes

March 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

No one wants to think about death or taxes, but these are facts of life. Here are five common errors many of us make (all of which [...]

Inherited IRAs and Required Minimum Distributions

March 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Are you going to inherit an IRA from a spouse, parent or other loved one? Thinking about leaving yours to someone else after you go? There are [...]

What Will Happen To Your Pets If You Die? Estate Planning for Pets

March 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Even a well-drafted will or trust can frequently overlook some of our most important family members, our pets. Shelter employees report many horror stories about pets who [...]

5 Steps To Avoid Family Fighting After You Die

March 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Family fights after the death of a loved one can be ugly, ripping apart family bonds built over a lifetime. When money and family drama combine, the [...]

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