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
“Paternity” is defined as the “legal” father of a child. As the legal father, he is obliged to financially support that child until the child reaches adulthood at the age of eighteen. In some cases, the father may have to request a court appearance to schedule parenting time and custody of the child.
In the state of Minnesota, when the child is born and the father is present during the birth, it is at that time, both parents will have signed a Recognition of Parentage. Recognition of Parentage establishes paternity for the purposes of child support. Unless ordered by the Court, the father has no legal binding rights to that child. When a parenting plan is reached between the two parents, it is then in the hands of the Court until the agreement is apart of the Court order. Read Full Post
Planning for your loved ones in the event of your death is never fun. In fact, it is very easy to push it off for later — but, the fact is, leaving written documentation of your wishes for property and asset distribution is extremely important to make things easier in the event of your untimely death. Probate law is the legal process that takes place after someone dies. It generally includes the following steps: Read Full Post
The loss of a loved one is a difficult time. Whether the death is expected or a shock, there are many details that a family is left to manage during a very difficult time. Family and loved ones must be notified, funeral arrangements need to be made in a very short time. And, after things settle down, the family must deal with more logistical issues like moving belongings from the home and settling the legal process, probate and distribution of assets and payment of debts. This can be a complicated process at a very emotional time. Partnering with a law firm with experience in probate law can go a long way in reducing stress during this time and ensuring that all aspects of the estate are appropriately taken care of. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn serves the communities of Anoka, Blaine, Andover, Ham Lake, Champlin, Coon Rapids, MN and specializes in all aspects of probate law. 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
If you are in the process of buying or selling real estate, or if you are considering initiating a construction project, the law firm of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can provide you with excellent legal representation to ensure that every detail is tended to so that every loophole is closed. Our legal team is well known for its overall excellence in providing legal advocacy to our clients, and they stand out in the area of real-estate law. We serve those in the Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Ham lake, Andover, Spring Lake Park, Champlin communities as well as other towns and cities in Minnesota.
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