The primary purpose of a will is to protect your family and your property in the event on your death. In the state of Minnesota, if you die without a will, your property and assets will be distributed based on Minnesota law, beginning with your closest relatives. You should be aware that if the court finds that you have no living relatives by blood or marriage, the state will take your property. It is very important that all adults have a will, so that you can convey exactly how they want their property distributed. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn specializes in helping individuals draft and finalize a will Read Full Post
Buying or selling a home may be the most important transaction you will complete in your lifetime. And, because it’s something that you only do a few times, you may wonder how best to hire representation for your interests during the process. Many people assume that hiring a realtor is the best and only option for helping you navigate the purchase and sale of real estate. You may be surprised to learn that hiring a real estate attorney can also offer you many benefits including: Read Full Post
A property line dispute is a disagreement over the accurate location of where one property ends and another begins. If you are in the midst of, or anticipate an oncoming property line dispute, we can help. The staff of Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn, PLLC, specializes in real estate law and we can help you find resolution to whatever kind of property line dispute you are experiencing. Charles Kallemeyn has more than twenty years of experience in real estate law and can help you resolve property line disputes.
Property line disputes can become complicated quickly, through no fault of your own. It may be that your dispute was caused by inaccurate surveying or no surveying at all. That is often the issue when older deeds are involved. Another common reason for a property line dispute involves incorrect recording of the property line because a previous holder of the deed was unclear as to the actual location of the property line. Read Full Post
As a private property owner, you may be surprised to know that there are times that the government can legally acquire your land for public use. An example would be when the county needs your property for a legitimate public purpose such as a roadway, park or school. This is called eminent domain or right of way acquisition. If the landowner objects to giving up rights to the property, he or she may choose to be represented in court by an attorney. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn provides legal representation for individuals caught up in eminent domain proceedings. Read Full Post
As a subcontractor or general contractor, there’s more to your job than being good at what you do every day. Like it or not, there’s always paperwork, and some of the most tedious paperwork is involved in filing mechanic’s liens. These documents are crucial to ensuring you’re paid in certain circumstances, and you must make sure they’re filed correctly the first time around. If not, you may not be able to collect your payment on time. In extreme circumstances, incorrectly filed mechanic’s liens can also lead to lengthy lawsuits. This will not only keep you from collecting your money but also force you to spend time and possibly more money in the process. At Kallemeyn and Kallemeyn, we can help if you’re looking for help with mechanic’s liens claim filing in MN. Read Full Post