Merger Announcement!

By |2019-02-05T19:02:50+00:00February 5th, 2019|Business Law, Estate Administration, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Real Estate|

Dear Friends, Family, Colleagues, and Clients, We are proud to announce the merger of our two law firms, Rochford & Langins, LLC and Schreiber and Jarstad. Under the new firm name of Rochford Langins Jarstad LLC, our lawyers and staff will be combining their knowledge and talents into one powerful team of advocates. Our offices [...]

Second Spouse Planning

By |2019-01-23T19:18:16+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Estate Planning|

How do you ensure that both your new spouse and your children from your first marriage receive an inheritance if you die before your newly married spouse does? Who gets the house — your new spouse or your children? How will your new spouse get by financially if you choose to provide an immediate inheritance [...]

Who Pays for Funeral Expenses?

By |2017-10-13T16:51:43+00:00October 13th, 2017|Estate Administration, Estate Planning|

Funerals can be expensive! The average cost of a funeral in 2015 was $6,500.00, according to the National Funeral Directors Association. The ever-increasing cost leaves many families wondering: Who is responsible for paying funeral expenses? The answer can vary. For example, the decedent may have already paid for her own funeral by funding a prepaid [...]

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 [...]