Minnesota’s Adoption of the Uniform Trust Code

January 1, 2016 Effective January 1, 2016, Minnesota has adopted its own version of the Uniform Trust Code (UTC). While not identical to the versions of the UTC adopted by other states, the new statute will serve to make Minnesota’s trust laws more comparable to those...

Client Highlight: MIA Hunters

Trekking through the jungle on a mission to find a missing plane while dodging spiders, scorpions, snakes, and crocodiles sounds like a scene from a movie. But for the late Bryan Moon and MIA Hunters, it is just part of the mission. During World War II, more than...

Client Highlight: Dr. Joe

Plastic surgery is not just about making people pretty, which is why Davis Law Firm has chosen to share this story about a client it is honored to serve. While touring several NetJets, Inc. aircraft this fall at the invitation of Randy Keith, Vice President of...

Forming an LLC in Minnesota

Forming an LLC in Minnesota January 11, 2016 An LLC, or limited liability company, is one of the most common types of business entities used today. The initial set-up of an LLC in Minnesota is fairly simple. First, you must select a name for your business. The name...

When to Update your Estate Plan

A frequent question our estate planning clients ask is how often they need to review and update their estate planning documents. Historically, it was common for attorneys to suggest that their clients come in to review their estate plans every 5-7 years. While there...

When and Why to Write a Will

The benefit to drafting a Will is that it allows you to choose when, how, and to whom your assets are distributed after your death. If you die without a Will, you are determined to have died intestate. In such an event, the intestacy laws of the state where you lived...

How to Avoid Probate in Minnesota

Many people wish to avoid probate upon their deaths. Whether your estate must be probated is determined by the titling (or ownership) and designation of your assets upon your death. Assets which avoid probate are those which are held as joint tenants with a surviving...