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1 03, 2021

Can a Guardian Restrict Communication or Visits?

2021-03-03T14:43:32+00:00By |Elder Law|

A guardian may believe that certain communications or visits of a person subject to guardianship pose a risk of significant physical, psychological, or financial harm. The guardian may therefore want to restrict the communications or visits of a person subject to guardianship [...]

20 02, 2021

Does a Guardian or Conservator Become the Alter-Ego of the Person Subject to Guardianship or Conservatorship

2021-03-03T14:39:22+00:00By |Elder Law|

Sometimes a guardian or conservator acts as if they are the “alter-ego” of the person subject to guardianship or conservatorship. The powers of a guardian or conservator are, however, not unlimited. For example, a guardian or conservator in Minnesota must consider the persona [...]

15 02, 2021

Can an Executor Do Whatever They Want?

2021-03-03T14:31:29+00:00By |Estate Planning|

An executor—called a personal representative in Minnesota—is a person or institution appointed to handle a probate estate worth over $75,000. Under a will, a personal representative is often nominated by the person who died, called the decedent. In Minnesota, a nominated pers [...]

10 02, 2021

What You Should Know: Disputes and Power of Attorney

2021-03-03T14:26:53+00:00By |Estate Planning|

What is a Power of Attorney? A power of attorney is a written document that allows one person to act on behalf of another. Just as a written lease document casts the people involved into two new roles—landlord and tenant—a written power of attorney document casts the people i [...]

30 11, 2020

What is the Difference Between an Oral Trust and a Constructive Trust?

2020-12-17T16:07:58+00:00By |Trusts|

In Minnesota, a will must be in writing. Minn. Stat. § 524.2-502(1). Unlike a will, a trust can be created either orally or in writing unless the trust would change an interest in land. Minn. Stat. § 501C.0407. Trusts created only orally are called “oral trusts” and have sett [...]

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