April 19, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Finding Time in Your Busy Schedule to Create an Estate Plan

Estate planning can be tough for a number of reasons, from uncertainty over which type of trust or will is ideal to making decisions regarding beneficiaries. For some people, such as business owners, CEOs, those with children, and workers with demanding jobs, setting up an estate plan can be challenging because they do not have a lot of free time. If you have a busy schedule, it is imperative to set aside enough time to create an estate plan for More +

April 14, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

How to Create a Good Estate Plan for a Blended Family

Many people in Minnesota are able to find a new love after previously getting divorced. If you are one of these people, you should be able to feel positive about your future but you should also know that it is important to take clear steps to outline your wishes for your estate after you die. Estate planning with a blended family can be more complex than estate planning in a first marriage. You will likely want to provide for both your More +

March 23, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

What Protections Are Offered to Heirs With a Will?

Many residents of Minnesota erroneously assume that they have no need for a will or estate plan because they do not have large sums of money or excessive assets. If you are one of those people, you may want to consider the many benefits and protections that are offered to you with a will. These are not just for the individual with the property, but also for their heirs and those who inherit their wealth after they die. If you have children More +

March 22, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Emotional Challenges Associated with Estate Planning

We have covered an array of legal topics related to estate plans, but sometimes the process of setting up an estate plan or making changes to an existing estate plan can be difficult for other reasons. For example, some people may experience strong emotions as a result of estate planning, or they may be going through other issues in life which can affect their ability to work through matters related to estate planning. From anger and depression to anxiety and More +

March 13, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Getting Started With Estate Planning: Writing Your Will

With so many components working together to form a well-rounded estate plan, you are questioning where to begin. Developing your plan will take time and is a process that you should carefully complete to guarantee that your plan is completely customized to meet the needs of your family and your lifestyle. At Dunlap & Seeger, we are committed to helping people in Minnesota recognize the importance of establishing an estate plan for their posterity. Writing a will is one of the most notable elements of More +

March 09, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Tax Law Changes and Your Estate Plan

If you are one of the many people in Minnesota who has had an estate plan in place for a while, you might want to make now the time you re-evaluate your plan. One reason that makes this a great time to review and potentially update an estate plan is the new tax law that took effect earlier this year. As reported by Forbes, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects a lot more than just your annual federal tax More +

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