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Entrepreneurs — from ‘school of hard knocks’ — leave millions for St. Croix Valley scholarships

Trusts & Estates attorney Karen Hansen was quoted in a Twin Cities Pioneer Press article on August 22, 2018.


It’s time to review clients’ estate plans

Trusts, Wills & Estates attorney Karen Hansen authored an article for Minnesota Lawyer.


Encore Transitions: Estate Planning, Beyond the Basics

Estate Planning attorney Karen Hansen will discuss "Estate Planning: Beyond the Basics" at the University of Minnesota on June 13, 2017.

University of Minnesota
Continuing Education and Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN 55108

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Modern Family and the Modern Estate

The removal of the estate and gift tax curtain is exposing what was always clients’ true concern: how to provide for the ultimate well-being of their families.

Client Alert

Minnesota Enacts New Estate and Gift Tax Laws

On March 21, 2013, Governor Dayton signed a tax bill that impacts Minnesota residents as well as those who reside out-of-state, but own real estate and other assets in Minnesota.

Client Alert

Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act

The decision will impact businesses and individuals in the areas of estate planning, tax, employment practices and employee benefits.

Client Alert

Minnesota Gift and Estate Tax Law Changes

The Omnibus Tax Bill contains major changes to the Minnesota estate and gift tax laws, effective July 1, 2013.

Client Alert

Minnesota’s Marriage Equality Act: What You Need to Know

On May 14, 2013, Governor Dayton signed into law legislation revising the definition of "marriage" in Minnesota to include same-sex marriage. The law becomes effective August 1, 2013.

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