Category Archives: Standing

Significant Malpractice Case for Estate Planning Attorneys

Security Bank & Trust Co. v. Larkin, Hoffman, Daly, Lindgren Ltd., __ N.W.2d __ (Minn. 2018); File June 27, 2018, A16-1810. I reported this case when it was in the Court of Appeals. This Court reversed the Court of Appeals. … Continue reading

Posted in 524.1-201(8), 524.3-703(c), 524.3-803(a), 573.01, Claims, Malpractice, Personal Representative, probate, Some Damage, Standing, Statute of Limitations, trust, Uncategorized

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

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

How Do I Challenge My Father’s Will?

Get a lawyer right away before it’s too late! The need to challenge a will happens all the time, but most often in a second marriage. Your parent or spouse dies and you don’t like the way the will is … Continue reading

Posted in Capacity, Challenge a Will, Lack of Capacity, probate, Standing, Statute of Limitations, Uncategorized, Undue Influence, Will Contest