Probate & Trust
Wills do not avoid probate – they simply serve as instructions for the probate court. Similarly, powers of attorney do not avoid probate.
Probate may not be the easiest way to administer an estate – trusts, properly designated beneficiary designations, and lifetime gifting, are often more efficient – but it can be pretty painless. The lawyers have handled hundreds of probate proceedings all around Minnesota including:
If you need to probate the estate of a loved one, contact MZ today.
Whether your need help making sense of the trust itself, or want to ensure your making the trust distributions correctly and complying with accounting and tax requirements, we can help.