February 01, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

New Parents Must Develop an Estate Plan With the Baby in Mind

Having a baby is a happy event for most couples, but it is one that comes with big responsibilities. One thing that many new parents might not want to think about is what will happen to their children if both parents pass away. While it is a horrifying thought, taking the time to make plans in case this happens can give you peace of mind to know your children have the best chance to continue on safely after you pass More +

January 27, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Updating Your Estate Plan is Critical to Keeping it Valid

Once you have finalized your estate plan in Minnesota, you breathe a breath of relief. A burden has been lifted and you suddenly feel at ease about being able to provide direction and comfort for your family when you pass away. At Dunlap & Seeger, we have helped many people with the development of an estate plan that meets their personal needs. One of the important aspects of having an estate plan is maintaining it and keeping the components up-to-date. Leaving it to More +

January 18, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

Understanding an Estate Plan is Critical to its Effectiveness

When people recognize a need to begin planning their estate, they may be instantly overwhelmed with the breadth of important decisions that are awaiting them. However, when people in Minnesota put in adequate time learning about the purpose and function of an estate plan, they may be much more confident and effective in putting together a comprehensive document that accurately depicts their final wishes. Because estate planning is such an involved process that addresses many key issues including distribution of assets, More +

January 05, 2019 Dunlap Seeger

How to Give Money to Someone Who’s Bad at Conserving It

Imagine you’re planning your estate, trying to decide how you want to distribute your assets after you die. This money and other property is the product of a decades-long and prosperous career. You’ve only managed to hang onto it because you’re frugal and wise about managing money. In fact, everyone in your family is excellent at conservatively managing their money, too — except for your daughter. She’s a free-spirited, self-sabotaging “spendthrift.” In other words, if you give her a few More +

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