Category Archives: Financial Exploitation

2017-2018 Minnesota Case Law Update

The annual 2017 – 2018 Minnesota Case law update is located here at 2018 Minnesota Case Law Update.

Posted in Ante Nuptial, appeals, Attorney fees, attorney-client, Augmented Estate, Bond, case law, Case Law Update, Challenging Parentage, Children, Claims, Conservatorship, Election Against The Will, Elective Share, Equitable, Exempt Property, Financial Exploitation, Formal Probate, Good Faith Purchaser for value, Guardianship, Homestead Exemption, Informal Probate, Malpractice, Notice, Parentage, Personal Representative, Power of Attorney, Prince Estate, probate, Removal, Some Damage, Spousal Rights, Standing, Statute of Limitations, Strict Compliance, surcharge, trust, Uncategorized, Undue Influence, Vulnerable Adult

New Statute for Brokers to Fight Financial Exploitation Effective August 1, 2018

Minnesota has enacted a new statute Minn. Stat. chapter 45A to help fight financial exploitation of persons 65 or older and persons considered vulnerable under the vulnerable adult act (M.S. 626.5572, subd. 21). An important feature of this statute is … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Exploitation, Uncategorized, Vulnerable Adult

What makes for a valid Power of Attorney (POA) Accounting?

Elements to a valid POA account reviewed – Standing for financial exploitation reviewed. Thulin v. Thulin, Filed January 2, 2018, A17-0696 (Minn.Ct.App. 2018). Daughter was made POA for mother. Son challenged daughter’s use of the POA asserting financial exploitation of … Continue reading

Posted in 523.26, 626.557, Accounting, Financial Exploitation, Power of Attorney, Standing