Once you reach adulthood, and specifically if you have children, the importance of a will cannot be overstated. However, national estimates indicate that more than 60% of Americans do not yet have a will. There may be many reasons for this — you may be too busy with day to day life, you may think that it will cost you a lot of money, or contemplating your wishes should you die unexpectedly may be difficult to think about. Regardless of the many reasons to put it off, creating your will is a very important task. If you live in Anoka, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Andover, or Ham Lake, MN, the team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help you plan ahead and develop your will without stress or a large price tag. Read Full Post
For many individuals, writing a will is the most appropriate option to allow them to express their wishes about the distribution of assets. In more complex estates or when special circumstances apply, a comprehensive estate plan may include a variety of instruments, including powers of attorney, a living will, trusts and a pour-over will.
There are many times people feel upset about the way a Will has been written, and this usually occurs when someone is unhappy with the way an estate is to be paid out under a Will. Not just anyone can contest a Will, for example you cannot be a concerned friend that decides to contest a Will, you have to be a part of an interested party, meaning you would have inherited from our loved one if there was no will or you are a beneficiary of the will. Read Full Post
Family law encompasses many different issues including divorce, adoption, custody and abuse. It is a unique field of law in that it deals with extremely sensitive, personal matters and a court ruling directly impacts the day to day lives of an entire family. Partnering with a family law attorney that understands the complexities, emotions and sensitivities of your case is critical to getting the legal representation that you need. Lisa Kallemeyn of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn specializes in family law in Anoka County, MN and can help you and your family navigate many difficult issues including: Read Full Post
If you are considering buying or selling real estate, or thinking of starting a construction project, one of the first things you should consider is partnering with a strong legal team to ensure that you can move your goals forward. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, one of the most professional, reliable, and well respected law firms representing individual and business real estate interests in Minnesota. We serve residents and business owners in the Blaine, Coon Rapids, Andover, Ham Lake, Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, Stacy, Forest Lake, Minnesota areas. Charles Kallemeyn, one of the partners at our firm devotes the majority of his highly successful practice to real estate law and can provide you with the expertise and support you need to move your project in the right direction and avoid potential legal pitfalls. Read Full Post
We all know the statistics. Nearly 50% of marriages in our country end in divorce. And the divorce rate is even higher if it is a second or a third marriage. Despite the statistics, we all enter into our marriage with the best of intentions and hope and trust in our ability to beat the odds. However, as life marches on, things get complicated and change, you may find yourself facing an unexpected separation or divorce. If you live in the Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Ham Lake, Andover, Spring Lake Park, Champlin, MN area, you have many options when it comes to settling your divorce. The two most common mechanisms for settling a divorce are divorce mediation and proceeding through the traditional court system. No matter which route you choose, the team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help. Read Full Post