How to reduce the risk of a challenge to your will or trust

By |2017-08-31T16:11:27+00:00August 28th, 2017|Probate and Trust Administration|

You’ve spent time and money putting together the perfect estate plan. Now make sure nobody can undo your hard work with a Contest Provision. A Contest Provision disinherits any individual that challenges or attempts to challenge your will or trust. You can define “challenge” to mean: 1) filing an objection to your estate’s administration; 2) [...]

Closing on a House for the Seller

By |2016-11-22T17:21:01+00:00January 12th, 2016|Real Estate|

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to sell your home. You’ve packed and cleaned and scrubbed until your house was in tip-top shape. You’ve found a buyer and settled on a purchase price…now what? Do you need to have a written agreement? What has to happen before the purchasers can move in and you can move [...]

Closing on a House for the Buyer

By |2016-11-22T17:21:01+00:00January 10th, 2016|Real Estate|

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to buy a home! Maybe this is your first purchase. Maybe it’s your fifth, but it’s been years since your last closing. Either way you’ve got tons of questions. What is a closing? Do you need a lawyer? How much does closing on a house cost? Read on to find [...]

My Mom, Dad, Friend or Other Loved One Just Died, Now What Do I Do?

By |2016-11-22T17:21:01+00:00November 7th, 2015|Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration|

The probate and trust administration attorneys at Rochford & Langins, LLC will help give you peace of mind when you have lost a loved one. Probate and trust administration can be time consuming, complex and emImage result for probateotionally draining. If you are the personal representative for a probate estate, or named as the trustee [...]

Should I have a Revocable Living Trust?

By |2016-11-22T17:21:01+00:00August 31st, 2015|Estate Planning|

Is a revocable living trust or a will more appropriate for my family? This article will help you decide if a revocable living trust is right for you and your family. A revocable living trust is commonly used in place of a will. There are many reasons families in Rochester, Minnesota come to the estate [...]