When a Minnesota resident dies, they have often accumulated debt. It is important to address this debt when the affairs are sorted out. If there is debt that is not paid off by an executor, there can be some problems.
Unfortunately, not every estate is settled peacefully in Minnesota. There are many times when an heir does not agree with the settlement and feels it wasn't fair. These situations are emotional and complicated and can lead to probate litigation. In a recent case, parents are fighting with each other over their son's estate.
If your loved one died in Minnesota leaving a Last Will and Testament, you may have felt shocked when you discovered the provisions of that will. You may not have inherited the things or amount to which you feel you are entitled. Before you mount an official will challenge, however, you should carefully consider a variety of things.
Many Minnesota residents own their own business. Small businesses make up an important part of the Minnesota economy. While some businesses have been in the same family for generations, every small business owner works hard to ensure their business succeeds. When it comes time for the business to pass to the next generation, probate litigation can arise.
Elder abuse is a serious issue in Minnesota and across the United States. Undue influence in estates is a subject that many families have had to face. When an elderly loved one and their estate is taken advantage of and manipulated it can be a devastating situation.