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What Are Healthcare Directives & Why Are They Important?

Everything You Need to Know About Healthcare Directives Imagine being in an accident or having an illness that takes away your ability to make important decisions. These aren’t pleasant situations to think about, but they do happen to everyday people who are in perfect health. It’s always best to be prepared, which is why a...
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4 Essential Reasons You Need an Estate Plan

4 Reasons Why You Need to Develop an Estate Plan Did you know you have an estate? It’s true. Everything you own, including your car, furniture, investments, home, and bank accounts, falls under your estate. When you die, anything under your name needs to go somewhere. That’s where an estate plan comes in. If you...
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When Should I Name a Power of Attorney?

The Basics of Naming a Power of Attorney The term “power of attorney” (POA) refers to a legal document that allows another person to make decisions on your behalf. These decisions can be related to finances, healthcare, personal matters or real estate. Naming a power of attorney is an important part of estate planning. It...
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What Is a Transfer on Death Deed In Minnesota?

Everything You Need to Know About Transfer on Death Deeds If you own property, you may wonder what happens to it after you pass away. In Minnesota, you can use a legal document called a Transfer on Death (TOD) deed to transfer your real estate to a beneficiary of your choosing. A TOD deed or...
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What Should I Do if My Child Is Being Tried as an Adult?

What Should I Do if My Child Is Being Tried as an Adult? When Can a Juvenile Be Tried as an Adult? Children under 14 are not tried as adults in Minnesota. However, if your child is over the age of 14, there’s a possibility they may be tried as an adult. The type of...
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How Can I Speed Up the Divorce Process?

Can and Should You Take Control of Your Divorce? The divorce process is rarely easy. Dividing lives that were so closely connected is bound to come with conflict. When children are involved, the problems can be more intense. One unfortunate truth for many is that even a relatively easy divorce can be a slow process. ...
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Domestic Violence: What If I Have to Testify Against My Abuser?

What to Expect If You Must Testify Against Your Abuser If you must testify against the person who abused you during a trial, it’s normal to feel scared and overwhelmed. While you may feel fear over facing the person in court, telling your truth can be a critical part of your healing process. First, you...
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Navigating Summer Vacation and Child Custody After Divorce

How Does Custody Work When It Comes To Summer Vacation? Child Custody After Divorce: What to Do About Summer Break Summer break is a time of fun in the sun and memory-making. Yet, the first summer break after your divorce can feel a bit confusing when you have littles. You may have a ton of...
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Should I Take A Plea Deal?

How Will I Know If a Plea Deal Is Worth It? The most common way for a criminal case to end is through a plea bargain. Criminal trials where a jury declares the defendant innocent or guilty are the exception rather than the rule. If plea bargains are the likely result of criminal charges, it’s...
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