How to Make a Minnesota Will

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SphinxLegal, Dec 1, 2001 - Law - 123 pages
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MAKE YOUR OWN MINNESOTA WILL EASILY AND LEGALLY

Your property may not go to who you want it to if you die without a will. How to Make a Minnesota Will explains Minnesota law regarding wills and joint property and includes ready-to-use forms. It will show you how to quickly, easily and inexpensively set up the distribution of your estate so that you will know who gets your property after you.

This book explains in simple language how:
-Minnesota laws affect distribution of your property
-To prepare your own will
-To decide on care for your children
-A joint ownership may overrule your will
-Your spouse can overrule your will
-Marriage can invalidate your will
-You can give your body and organs to help others when you die
-Minnesota laws protect beneficiaries
-To change your will under Minnesota law
-You can avoid probate with bank accounts
-To give treasured items to those who should get them
-You can forbid the use of artificial life-support systems if you become terminally ill
-To know when to consult professionals
 

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Because this book is available only in "scanned pages" format, there is no way to select or copy text from the book, which makes the included forms difficult if not impossible to use to create your own individualized document, short of reading the text typing verbatim into a word processing document (in a different window from the e-book text). This greatly reduces, limits the usefulness of this book 

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Contents

Deciding If You Need a Minnesota Will
15
Making a Simple Will
21
Executing Your Will
33
After Signing Your Will
35
Making a Health Care Directive
39
Making Anatomical Gifts
47
Summary of Wills
49
Glossary
51
Internet Sites
55
Sample FilledIn Forms
57
Blank Forms
69
Index
121
Back Cover
127
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Mark Warda has been a Florida attorney for over thirty years. He received his BA with Honors from the University of Illinois in Chicago and his JD from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is the author of over seventy self-help law books. Today Mark is continuing to update his books and running Land Trust Service Corporation. He lives in Lake Wales, Florida with his wife Alexandra and his three year old son, Mark David. D-M Boulay received her undergraduate degree from Boston College, and both her Master's Degree in Nonprofit Management and her law degree from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. A veteran of the Vietnam War and past critical care nurse, she started her own law practice 25 years ago. Since then, she has helped many other entrepreneurs to start and manage their own businesses. Ms. Boulay is an arbitrator and mediator of business disputes. She is past president of the Minnesota Association of Mediators and the Hennepin County Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution. She is treasurer of the American Association of Nurse Attorney Foundation, a member of the Board of the National Youth Leadership Council, and a former trustee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Minnesota. Ms. Boulay is a nurse attorney, small business owner, and coauthor of several Legal Survival Guides with Sphinx Publishing. She currently practicesin the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.

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