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So, How’s That Virtual Business Going?

Some of you may know that back on June 1, 2016, my legal assistant, Suzanne, and I ventured into the world of a virtual business existence with my estate planning and probate practice.  We both have home offices and routinely communicate with one another from there via a cloud-based, encrypted system called “MyCase”.  Sure we [..]

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Power of Attorneys: Explained & Simplified

We have all heard of Powers of Attorneys.  But are we really aware of what they are, what they do and even how many of them exist?  We have Power of Attorneys for finances and Power of Attorneys for healthcare issues.  Does it matter if I have a “Short Form Power of Attorney” instead of [..]

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My First Experience With Uber Won’t Be My Last

“But dad, I’m going to be late for school!”  Such was the cry of my 18 year old daughter on her 3rd day of community college PSEO classes.  We were in downtown Anoka conducting some bank business, ironically for the purpose of getting her a car, when poof!, gone was my vehicle and I’m stranded [..]

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First 60 days of “Virtual Office” Existence for Field Law, P.A.

About a year ago I left the practice of “family law” to focus my law practice strictly on estate planning and probate. I teamed up with WealthCounsel and ElderCounsel, two national, topshelf, estate planning and elder law planning support services companies, to provide my clients with quality, comprehensive and up-to- date services. In preparation for [..]

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Do You Have the Wrong Power of Attorney?

If you have ever consulted with your financial advisor or estate planning attorney you have probably heard the phrase “Will Package”. A Will Package typically refers to a Will, Healthcare Directive and a Power of Attorney offered at a discount if purchased at one time. Some attorneys have recently added a fourth document to the “package” called a [..]

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Who’s Going to Get Your Boat?

In Minnesota, we love our boats. With 15,000 lakes to choose from it’s no wonder that in 2014 Minnesota ranked # 2 in boat registrations in the country (and no, Alaska isn’t 1st—it’s actually Florida).  Minnesota has 809,000 boats registered!  The boats come in all forms—ski boats, power boats, cabin cruisers, yachts, sailboats, pontoons and, [..]

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Change of Address for Field Law, P.A.

Starting June 1, 2016, Field Law, P.A. will be conducting business via a virtual office. In the past year Field Law, P.A. has established client meeting locations in Roseville, Maple Grove and Cambridge, in addition to having a home office in Anoka. With mandatory state required efiling now occurring throughout the state and with my [..]

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The Stealth Benefit – VA Pensions

© Field Law, P.A. 2015 Many veterans remain unaware today that if they have served their country during past “periods of war” they may be entitled to a pension from VA. No personal notice is ever sent to veterans advising them of this pension benefit so finding out about it is purely left to chance. [..]

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