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Why You May Still Face a Probate

Why You May Face a Probate Probate is the legal process for recognizing the validity of a will after a death and giving authority to someone to administer the estate This person, also known as an executor or personal representative, administers the d… Read More
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Estate Planning for Minnesota Farmers

What is Estate Planning? Estate planning is the process of creating a comprehensive plan that outlines what will happen to your property after you pass away. This includes making arrangements for the transfer of assets, such as land, equipment, and l… Read More
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Important Issues to Address Before You Leave on Vacation

It’s winter in Minnesota. Are you getting ready to embark on your next warm-weather great adventure? Before you zip up the last suitcase, here are five issues you need to address to protect yourself and your loved ones. 1. Do you have a foundat… Read More
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Estate and Gift Tax Update for 2023

A new year, new estate tax exemptions! While not everyone gets super excited talking about estate taxes (or better yet – how to protect against estate taxes), we certainly do! Effectively navigating estate and gift tax rules is an essential compone… Read More
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How a Traffic Ticket Can…

How a Traffic Ticket Can Impact Your Estate

Getting a traffic ticket is never fun, but usually the irritation of it is relatively short-lived if it is taken care of promptly. If you have recently received a ticket, you may have the following questions about it. What does it mean? When you rece… Read More
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Estate Planning: Beneficiary Designations

If you have life insurance, a 401(k), or a bank account, you have almost certainly already completed beneficiary designations. If something happens to you those designations will control how the account or other asset is distributed upon your death e… Read More
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Attorney Jen Gumbel Helps a Slate Magazine Reader

Attorney Jen Gumbel was interviewed by Pay Dirt Columnist Athena Valentine of Slate Magazine to provide legal options when a family member passes away without expressing their wishes in writing. Click here to read Attorney Gumbel’s advice. Read More
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Keeping Track of Digital Assets

Keeping an updated list of your digital assets will help determine the value of your assets, and also keep them organized for others to reference after you pass on. What is a Digital Asset? A digital asset is anything that you keep a digital record o… Read More
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Planning for Your Digital Legacy

An estate plan often focuses on tangible property such as jewelry, artwork, money, and vehicles. However, in this age of technology, it is important to remember to include your digital assets. Digital assets consist of everything we own online. Becau… Read More
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How Cryptocurrency and NFTs Fit into Your Estate Plan

Five years ago, cryptocurrency was probably not on your radar. Today, it may be an important investment in your portfolio. You could even own some nonfungible tokens (NFTs), which are powered by the same blockchain-based technology. Despite the dizzy… Read More
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