The Role of a Personal Representative

In Minnesota, the personal representative, sometimes referred to as an executor, is the individual appointed by the court to administer the estate of the decedent. It is the responsibility of the personal representative to give notice of his/her appointment, pay...

Joint Tenancy vs. Tenants in Common

There are different ways to jointly own property, and the advantages and disadvantages of each can be confusing.  Joint tenancy and tenants in common are two ways to jointly own property in Minnesota with very distinct differences Both joint tenancy and tenants in...