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Thinking of an LLC?

February 7, 2017
By: Clark D. Opdahl
» Owning a Business

Thinking of an LLC? Be aware of changes in how Minnesota’s LLCs are set up. Read Clark Opdahl’s article featured on Minnesota Business Magazine’s website, Thinking of an LLC? which discusses why businesses need to be aware of new under-the-radar changes in how Minnesota LLCs are set up.

Family Matters

July 21, 2016
By: Kathryn A. Graves
» Child Support » Domestic Relations » Divorce Settlements » Spousal Maintenance

Katy Graves highlights how the practice of family law has changed since she began practicing in the 1980s when family court cases were often lengthy and resolved by court decision. “Family Matters” was published in Best Lawyer Business Edition magazine, summer 2016.

Pour carefully when decanting irrevocable trusts

July 1, 2016
By: Christopher J. Burns
» Wills & Trusts Agreements

Christopher Burns with Lloyd D. Stern highlight the concept of trust decanting, a new and useful vehicle, but it is not without its own traps and pitfalls, which warrant moderation and a careful approach. “Pour carefully when decanting irrevocable trusts” was published in Minnesota Lawyer on June 27, 2016.  

Christopher Burns Presented the “Heckerling Review” to the Twin Cities Estate Planning Council

February 24, 2016
By: Christopher J. Burns
» Beneficary Designations » Gift Tax » Powers of Attorneys » Probate » Taxes » Wills & Trusts Agreements

While Minnesota was enjoying mid-day high temperatures of -1, Christopher Burns was absorbing the content of the 50th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida. Christopher brings that content back to Twin Cities Estate Planning Council and shares what is new, what remains the same, and what to expect in legislative changes and Supreme […]