A personal representative is the individual who is named by you in your will to ensure that the terms of your will are executed as outlined. This person has a wide variety of duties and can receive a payment from your estate for this service. Your personal representative (formerly called an executor) should be someone that is trustworthy, competent, and has business and finance experience. It is extremely important that you choose someone in whom you trust and you can be sure will represent your interests in an honest way in the event of your death. Very often a personal representative works closely with an estate planning attorney to navigate the probate process. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn specializes in all aspects of estate planning and can partner with you to draft your will and name your personal representative. We can also work directly with your personal representative to execute the terms of your will. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn are located in Coon Rapids Minnesota just off Hwy 10 and Main Street. Read Full Post
The main reason for probate for most Minnesota estates is to transfer solely owned real estate, other assets with a title such as stock, mutual funds, vehicles, personal property, and anything that doesn’t have a designated beneficiary. If you have questions about whether or not you need to enter the probate process to settle an estate after someone has died, the legal team at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn is eager to help you. We are experts in matters of probate law and can provide you with the information you need. Read Full Post
Estate planning can be a very difficult process to face for some people. Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the management and disposal of a person’s estate at the end and after their life. As this can be a difficult process to face, The attorneys and staff at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn dedicated to helping people find solutions to difficult problems. Estate planning is difficult and includes planning for incapacity as well as a process of reducing or eliminating uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximizing the value of the estate by reducing taxes and a variety of other expenses.
As many people believe that estate planning is going to be too time consuming and too expensive, but for our services this is not true. The majority of our clients at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn are able to complete their estate planning for $400 as an individual and $500 for a couple. Read Full Post
Thinking about your own death, or the death of a loved one is difficult at best. It is for this exact reason that more than 50% of adults in our country do not have a will. However, understanding the legal process after death can be made easier by partnering with a law firm who can guide you through the estate planning, will creation or probate process with ease, support and compassion. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn is a leading probate lawyer in Anoka County, MN with decades of experience helping individuals and families with estate planning or managing the probate process after a loved one’s death.
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When a loved one dies, there are often many questions about how a person’s assets will be distributed and debts paid, how long this will take and and how much the process will cost. Read Full Post
As we head into a brand new year, filled with New Year’s resolutions and renewed hope for a year full of peace, love and family, it is a good time to think broadly about your future. Estate planning is something that we may prefer to ignore, but it can be extremely important for our loved ones. The majority of Americans do not have a will, which means that in the unlikely event of an untimely death, their wishes are not spelled out for their loved ones and the court. The law firm at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can make the basic estate planning process simple, straightforward and fast, so that you can check it off of the New Year’s resolution list and move forward with your best year yet. Read Full Post
Contested wills and questions about inheritance rights can be especially difficult for people who have suffered the loss of a loved-one and find themselves in a position of responsibility to resolve attendant issues. If you live in Anoka County, or the surrounding area, you have a valuable resource available to you in Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC. Our team can help make sense of the estate process for you, so that you can focus on healing. Probate issues require an experienced attorney’s attention to ensure that no details are missed, and we have worked to make ourselves experts in the area of probate law. Read Full Post