Wills, Trusts & Estates

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning in Minneapolis

If you were recently married, divorced, had a baby, retired, or are facing a medical crisis, our will, trust, or estate planning services may be a life priority. Even if you are young and in perfect health, now is a good time to create a will before life circumstances change. Learn more about protecting your assets as you age and take care of others.

A JD Haas trust & estate planning attorney can help you create plan your estate based on your current financial situation and wishes for the future. We can help reduce the stress on your family after your death, and ensure they receive all the assets you intend for them at that time.

To find out more about the financial legal services we provide, call us today at 952-345-1025.

Why You Need an Estate Lawyer


Our estate planning attorneys can draft any document you might need relating to your estate planning, including writing wills and establishing trusts. We work closely with you and your family to understand your needs and how to create financial stability and assurance for the future.

Legal issues we address include:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Power of Attorney
  • Healthcare Directive
  • Estate Administration

Hiring a lawyer to plan for your estate after you pass away is the best way to reduce the risk of family disputes or legal ambiguity after your death. Outlining your will, trust, or estate reduces the chances of litigation over your estate later on.

What Legal Services Are Available from JD Haas & Associates?

You may be engaging in a legal dispute with another party over how an estate should be executed or who the beneficiary is. JD Haas can look at your case, help you explore your legal options, and answer your questions.

We offer some of the following services in estate legal disputes:

  • Probate disputes
  • Trust disputes
  • Will contests
  • Inheritance issues
  • Legal guardianship

Securing Your Children’s Future With Estate Planning

We can help you ensure that you have a financial plan in place for your children before they become adults by addressing such matters as their education, care, safety, and financial stability if you can no longer provide for them. Through estate planning, you can designate someone to retain custody over your children if something happens to you in a manner that is legally binding.

Guardianship is more than just a legal issue. You may want to designate a guardian that has a close personal relationship with your family. However, in a legal battle, if you have not legally set up a designated guardian for your children, a judge may not understand that relationship and choose another guardian for your children—someone you may have never chosen.

Consider Both the Pros and Cons of a Power of Attorney

You can choose a power of attorney or allow the court to appoint one on your behalf, should it become necessary for any reason. The appointed party is called an attorney in fact. We can help you enact a power of attorney now, at your own convenience, when you are physically, mentally, and emotionally able to do so.

Through power of attorney, you authorize another trusted individual to act on your behalf in situations such as:

  • Banking
  • Signing leases
  • Buying or selling real estate
  • Accessing your safe deposit box
  • Managing your Social Security income
  • Paying your doctors

Schedule a Free Consultation With an Estate Planning Attorney

JD Haas & Associates, PLLC can bring you peace of mind knowing that your estate is legally secure. We offer legal services for wills, trusts, & estates in Minneapolis, MN. We can help you avoid painful legal entanglements, by developing a long-term financial strategy for your entire estate.

Call our law firm today at 952-345-1025, or schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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