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We publish and distribute our newsletter quarterly. Each newsletter includes information that we think you will find relevant. We also include updates to Minnesota and federal law in the areas of estate planningbusiness lawreal estatenonprofit law, and farm law. Many clients and advisors appreciate our newsletter as a primary source for relevant updates. Every article in our newsletter is drafted by one of our attorneys


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Newsletter Archive

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes:

— Q&A with Attorney Maggie Cook
— Medical Assistance Basics
— What is a Farmer?
— Winter/Spring Seminar Schedule
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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes:

— Farm Succession Planning
— Why Didn't I Get an Abstract?
— Celebrating Robert Ward's 44 Years of Service
— Response by Oehler
— Guardianship for Minor Children
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July 2018 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes:

— Estate Planning in the Digital Age
— Guest columnist Lucy (Oehler) Swanson
— A Memorial Day Reflection
— Transfer on Death Designations for Vehicles
— Smart Estate Planning Seminar Updates
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April 2018 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes:

— Our St. Charles Office
— Legislative Update
— Pet Trusts
— Leaving Family Heirlooms
— Community Spotlight for Promoting Modern Ag
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January 2018 Newsletter

Our latest newsletter includes:

— Law firm news corner
— Gift & Estate Tax Update
— Should a Trust Own Farm Land? Maybe Not...
— Staff corner featuring Becky Henry
— Save the date for our estate planning update in February
— Community Spotlight for Minnesota Dairy Initiative
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October 2017 Newsletter

The October 2017 issue includes:

— An update on the proposed Treasury regulations for valuation discounts
— An overview of the new law impacting all existing LLCs in Minnesota
— The What, Who, Why, When and How? of Easements
— Staff corner featuring Mary Lynn Schiltz
— Save the date for our estate planning update in February
— Community engagement
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July 2017 Newsletter

The July 2017 issue includes:

— Welcome and Q&A with Attorney Alyssa Jerde
— Minnesota Estate Tax Update
— 529 Plan Contributions Now Deductible in Minnesota
— Beginning Farmer Tax Incentives
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April 2017 Newsletter

The April 2017 issue includes:

— Farm Show 2017
— Financial Scams to Watch Out For
— Community Spotlight for LAOC
— 1031 Exchanges
— Probate Myths & Truths
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January 2017 Newsletter

The January 2017 issue includes:

— New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners
— Key Legislation to Watch in 2017
— Community Spotlight for Exercisabilities
— Our Year in Review
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October 2016 Newsletter

The October 2016 issue includes:

— Proposed Treasury Regs to Eliminate Valuation Discounts
— Estate Planning for Small Business Owners
— Community Spotlight
— The Importance of Beneficiary Designations
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