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Taking a Step from Graduate to Grown-up: Estate Planning and Other Considerations for Your Recent Graduate

By: Christopher Burns , Brigitt Orfield | July 31, 2023
Powers of Attorneys

Congratulations, proud moms and dads of new grads! As the summer comes to a close, be sure to add these other important preparations to your to-do list: Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney, Health Care Directive, and Digital Property Authorization These legal documents are not just for “grown-ups” anymore. Having your adult children sign statutory […]


Home for the Holidays: Estate Planning and Other Considerations for Recent Graduates

By: Christopher Burns , Brigitt Orfield | November 18, 2022
Powers of Attorneys

The holiday season is fast approaching and for many that means welcoming recent graduates back home for the holiday break. Amidst all the festivities, take some time to put a few things in order before your child returns to college or living on their own. This will help put your mind at ease when you’re […]


Estate Planning: It Is Important To Plan For The Inevitable

By: Christopher Burns | February 26, 2020
Powers of Attorneys, Wills & Trust Agreements

To paraphrase an old adage, nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. Yet, despite this universal truth, fewer than half of American adults have taken the time to prepare an estate plan*. For most people, estate planning is easily placed on the back burner. After all, why think about becoming incapacitated or, worse […]


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Christopher Burns Presented the “Heckerling Review” to the Twin Cities Estate Planning Council

By: Christopher Burns | February 24, 2016
Gift Tax, Powers of Attorneys, Probate, Taxes

While Minnesota was enjoying mid-day high temperatures of -1, Christopher Burns was absorbing the content of the 50th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, Florida. Christopher brings that content back to Twin Cities Estate Planning Council and shares what is new, what remains the same, and what to expect in legislative changes and Supreme […]