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4 Estate Planning Tips to Remember

Author: Legal Sweeney June 30, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Lawyer Many people believe that estate planning is something only reserved for people with sizeable income or wealth. This is one of the most common misconceptions about estate planning, as an experienced and qualified estate planning lawyer like […]
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3 Smart Estate Planning Strategies

Author: Legal Sweeney June 23, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Trust Lawyer Many people work hard throughout their lives not just to maintain their own standard of living, but also to set their kids up for success. Unfortunately, there are many tax requirements and legal processes that may complicate or […]
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“I Just Moved; Should I Update My Will?”

Author: Legal Sweeney June 5, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Will Lawyer Ask Yourself These Three Questions If you’ve recently moved and are wondering whether or not you should update your will, ask yourself these three questions:   The first question you should ask is, “Was this Will drafted by […]
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Benefits of Hiring an Estate Planner

Author: Legal Sweeney April 27, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
  As an estate planning lawyer in Minneapolis MN from a firm like Johnston | Martineau, PLLP can explain, estate planning is critical for anyone with assets. There are many online options for those who wish to handle the creation […]
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How Is a Living Trust Different From a Trust?

Author: Legal Sweeney April 23, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Advice from a Trust Lawyer Different Types of Trusts A trust is an account that is managed by an organization or a person on behalf of another organization or person. There are many different types of trusts. A living trust […]
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Do I Need a Lawyer to Create a Trust?

Author: Legal Sweeney April 20, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Most people are familiar with creating a will and last testament, but they may not know how to create a trust. A trust is an important document to have as part of your estate plan, but it is often overlooked. […]
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Documents for an Estate Planning Meeting

Author: Legal Sweeney April 20, 2021 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
It is not necessary to have all your estate planning decisions made before your initial meeting with an attorney. After all, that’s what the meeting is for, to examine your situation and decide on a plan that meets your needs […]
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Should I Create a Will or a Trust?

Author: Legal Sweeney November 30, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Estate Planning Law Firm When you’re working on an estate plan, you might come across a lot of options for documents to include. Do you need a will? Do you need a trust? Aren’t they the same thing? The following […]
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What Is Elder Abuse and How Does It Relate to Estate Litigation?

Author: Legal Sweeney October 16, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
There are many reasons that estate litigation may unfold, including executor disputes, formality failures, undue influence, outdated estate planning documents, and elder abuse. Sadly, there are people out there in this world who have only malicious intentions, and may take […]
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What Happens at a Traffic Court Hearing?

Author: Legal Sweeney September 30, 2020 In Uncategorized Comments (0)
Will Lawyer If you receive a traffic ticket, there is a chance you will have to appear in court. This usually depends on the severity of the violation. Additionally, you always have the option to contest any ticket you receive, […]
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