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How Often Should I Update My Will or Trust?

Estate planning is one of those tasks that people generally avoid. It takes some mental fortitude to think about and plan for unknown events. Most every  client tell us they feel a sense of relief once their plan is in place. As with anything, the more you do something, the easier it gets. Reviewing and revising your estate plan is important, especially in light of the following events.

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Should You Discuss Your Will Over the Holidays?

Oh, the holidays. As we prepare to get together with family and friends who live near and far, this time of year tends to bring up a lot of questions for everyone. With people being more mobile than ever, these opportunities for familial togetherness can feel few and far between. You may be wondering if you should bring up your estate planning with loved ones this year while you have the chance to speak to the key people in person.

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Social Media and a Business Sale: How Business and Personal Social Media Accounts are Affected by a Sale

Social media accounts, such as Twitter and Facebook pages, can help drive traffic to a business. As such, if you are preparing to sell the business, the buyer may be wondering whether any accounts associated with the business will be turned over to them. This helps them avoid  having to start over and develop a brand-new friends or followers list. Here is some information you need to know about business and personal social media accounts when selling a business.

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Tips for First-time Horse Buyers

Congratulations! First-time horse ownership, much like first-time home ownership, is an exciting time. You feel invested and exhilarated…and possibly a little overwhelmed. And that’s just from the shopping and looking! As you’ve probably gathered, horse shopping is a journey. Here are a few tips to help you bring home a great equine partner.

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How to Minimize Social Media Risks

Social media accounts are all the rage these days for businesses. It’s an effective way to market your brand without spending tons of money. Most importantly, social media platforms place businesses in contact with customers in real-time; it’s brilliant! However, there are some caveats you should keep in mind to minimize liability and prevent your business from spending millions in court.

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What is Probate?

You hear legal terms on law shows. You may even hear them in passing conversation but never know for sure what they mean. One of these terms is the word "probate," which you may hear when a loved one passes or from a friend who recently did some estate planning.  


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Establishing a Trust for Your Grandchild: Protecting Your Wealth While Benefiting Your Grandchild

If you want your wealth to provide benefit to your family for generations or if you crave the peace of mind that your grandchildren will be financially secure no matter what, you may want to set up a trust. While you can opt to simply leave assets to your grandchildren after your death, a trust offers special benefits, some of which take place in your lifetime and others which can extend through your grandchild's lifetime. Here's a look at the details.

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ESTATE PLANNING 102: What is a Trust?

You have probably heard of this thing called a “trust.” You may even have a trust. But do you know what a trust is?


Merriam-Webster defines a trust as “an arrangement in which someone's property or money is legally held or managed by someone else or by an organization (such as a bank) for usually a set period of time.”

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Funds for Fido: The New Minnesota Pet Trust

Many pet owners care for their pets like family. For many pet parents, the animals are their family. Now, Minnesota law allows Minnesota pet owners to treat their pets like family even after they’ve passed away. With a new statutory pet trust, pet owners can set aside funds to be used after they die for the care of their animals.

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Why Hiring an Attorney is Better Than Using an Online Will Generator?

Online generators claim to make estate planning much easier and cheaper, which they do. However, online generators can't replace estate planning in every aspect, especially if your estate has any special circumstances outside of the norm. For this reason, it's best to hire an attorney to ensure your possessions and family remain protected after your passing.

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