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
When a family member passes away, the family is left with the hard task of setting the estate of the deceased. Unfortunately dealing with probate and the legal process, it is very complicated and understanding probate usually means you need to see an attorney. Probate and estate administration is used to formally transfer the real property, distribute assets of the decedent and settle all claims against the estate. If you were appointed as the personal representative for your loved ones estate we will guide you through the steps necessary. As each state has its own individual laws, unfortunately when you see an attorney they will only be able to guide you in the state that they reside in. The probate and estate administration lawyers at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn in Anoka County are prepared to explain the process and assist you with your duties to make the process less stressful. We are happy to provide probate law to Blaine, Coon Rapids, Andover, Ham Lake, Champlin and the surrounding areas. Read Full Post
Thinking about what will happen to your most special keepsakes, assets and other belongings after your death is never an easy thing. In fact, it is easier to simply put off important decisions about your estate. More than 60% of Americans currently are without a will. And, when a family member or loved one dies, there are often many questions about what happens to their assets and how long it takes for them to be distributed. The probate process is the legal process of paying debts and distributing assets that occurs after a person dies. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn can help demystify the probate process, in addition providing support to you and your family for all other aspects of estate planning including will creation, designation of a power of attorney, creating a living trust and health care directive. Our legal team works closely with residents living in the Anoka County area, including Anoka, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Andover and Ham Lake, MN and has twenty years of experience in probate law and estate planning. Read Full Post
The death of a loved one is hard enough to deal with. The last thing that you want hanging over your head when a family member passes away is how that individual’s assets are going to be distributed across the family. For some families, this discussion can cause tension and anger. If you live in Anoka County MN, and wonder whether probate is necessary in your situation, partner with the probate attorneys at Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn.
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