Probate and Trust Administration
Administering the probate estate of a loved one can be legally challenging and emotionally draining. Maslon's experienced estate planning attorneys will work to help you avoid probate and trust issues, yet stand ready to deal with them effectively on your behalf if they should arise. We help estate representatives carry out their responsibilities as efficiently and expeditiously as possible, whether that involves quickly completing the probate estate administration or helping to properly administer trust assets.
We excel at assembling and managing assets, establishing and maintaining accounting systems, tax planning, and tax-return preparation, to maximize estate value while minimizing tax burdens. Also, when necessary, we put our extensive experience to work to represent your interests before state and federal courts and administrative bodies, the IRS, and the Minnesota Department of Revenue. We also advise trustees and trust beneficiaries across a full range of funding, distribution, fiduciary and tax issues.
Contact one of our attorneys, to learn more about how we can help with your probate or trust responsibilities.
- Maslon's Estate Planning Glossary
- Raising Financially Responsible Children: A Conversation with Charles W. Collier
Wealth simply adds another dimension to the already complex challenge of raising healthy, happy, motivated and emotionally balanced children. Read the views of Harvard Senior Philanthropic Adviser Charles Collier in this informative whitepaper provided by The Private Banking and Investment Group at Merrill Lynch.
- Probate and Planning: A Guide to Planning for the Future
From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
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Find out how much you will receive in Social Security each month from Uncle Sam by using the calculator on this site. If your earnings record has been erratic, you may want to try the Social Security's year-by-year income assumptions.