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Transfer on Death Deeds

Since May of 2008, Minnesota law has allowed you to transfer title to real estate you own to a beneficiary expressly stating that the deed is only effective upon your death. The use of a validly executed “transfer on death deed” (TODD) enables you to avoid the...

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Minnesota Probate and Bond Requirements

In some cases, the probate court may require a personal representative to post a bond. This article will explain what a “probate bond” and when a probate bond might be required by the court. Probate Bond In some cases, the probate court may require the personal...

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How Do I Create a Power of Attorney?

An attorney is not legally required to prepare a power of attorney. However, you should know that powers of attorney are required to be: In writing; Signed by you in front of a notary public; Dated appropriately; and Clear on what powers are being granted. Creating a...

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