2019 Resolution Already Out the Window? Don’t Forget Your Estate Plan

February 2019

We are a month into 2019, which is the time when most New Year’s resolutions are thrown out the window. While we certainly don’t wish this on you, we hope that you won’t forget about the importance of estate planning this year. Failure to properly plan for your estate and the unexpected can have adverse… Read more >

Trusts & Estates Group Level of Service

January 2019

Last week, the Trusts & Estates group discussed the different services they offer – but what about the level of service they provide? Karen Schlotthauer, an attorney in our Trusts & Estates group, discusses the level of services clients can expect from FMJ’s Trusts & Estates group. If you need more information about our Trusts… Read more >

Trusts & Estates Group Services

January 2019

The head of our Trusts & Estates group, David Ness, discusses the different services offered by the Trusts & Estates practice group (think: estate planning, probate, estate controversy, business succession planning, and much more). If you need more information about our Trusts & Estates group, click here.

Powers of Attorney: Friend or Foe?

January 2019

A power of attorney is a legal document that gives a person the ability to manage financial affairs on behalf of another. In legalese terms, we often say that the “principal” gives a power of attorney to the “attorney-in-fact,” who can then add themselves as a signor on the principal’s bank accounts. Minnesota has a… Read more >

Advice to Estate Planning Clients

December 2018

The head of our Trusts & Estates group, David Ness, discusses the one piece of advice that he repeatedly gives to his estate planning clients. If you need more information about our Trusts & Estates group, click