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How to Protect Your Business in Case of Divorce

Entering into a business partnership with your spouse or even employing your spouse at your business may seem like a wonderful idea at first, but lines can become gray all too quickly. Which partner is responsible for which business responsibilities versus which home responsibilities? Is one partner bearing the burden alone? These are questions one might ask when the marriage is in good standing.

However, according the American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50% of marriages end in divorce. What happens to your business assets then?

Helping Elderly Parents Avoid Scams

Old Woman.jpgWhen people think about their legacy, they are typically thinking about maximizing the gifts and inheritances they can leave for their family. Unfortunately, these plans are sometimes jeopardized, too often by scam artists who target the elderly.

These scams can have severe financial consequences, affecting a person's estate and planning goals. If you have elderly parents, you should know how you can help them identify and avoid fraudulent schemes.

Ready to Remarry? 3 Important Things to Know

Wedding1.jpgMost people who divorce eventually get remarried. Often, people who enter subsequent marriages do so with a better understanding of the challenges of marriage - and the potential for divorce. Many also want to avoid making the same mistakes twice. Here are 3 tips to consider before tying the knot again.

Tips For Going Up Against a Massive Company in a Legal Dispute

Elephant.jpgAny legal dispute has the potential to be disruptive and costly. However, they can be especially problematic when they involve a company with massive resources against a much smaller company, or an individual.

These situations can be intimidating. However, there are ways of navigating this complicated situation properly.

What are reasonable accommodations?

State and federal laws require Minnesota employers to provide accommodations to workers with disabilities. Any employer that does not comply with these laws can face harsh penalties and costly legal battles.

If you are an employer, you should understand these rules and which workers should receive accommodations. Doing so can help you avoid these consequences and protect your employees' rights.

Where Do I Start When Creating an Estate Plan?

crystal ball.jpgHealth scares are huge wake up calls for many people who had previously procrastinated when it came to their estate plan. Between the health and financial implications of a serious illness, people often realize that they have not done the requisite planning to express their wishes and protect their families.

There's no need to procrastinate any longer. Creating an estate plan can give you and your loved ones peace of mind in knowing you have taken control of a difficult situation. To get started, here are the first steps:

What Does Mismanagement of a Trust Look Like?

succulent.jpgWhether you are thinking about setting up a trust or you are someone affected by the management of a trust, one of your primary concerns may be whether a trustee is managing it properly.

Unfortunately, there are situations where a trustee fails in its duties, which can have considerable legal and financial impact on others. As such, it can be crucial to know what mismanagement might look like and what you can do to prevent or stop it from happening.

Trying to Save Money During Divorce? Avoid These 4 Missteps

sad woman.jpgThough there are certainly exceptions, most reasonable people don't want a divorce to be a long, expensive process. To get through it as quickly and fairly as possible, some pursue avenues that seem inexpensive and quick on their face, only to make things more expensive in the end.

The fact is that some cost-cutting measures ultimately cost more money to resolve. Here are four missteps to avoid:

Tips When Seeking Financing For Your Emerging Business

businessman.jpgBeing your own boss can be an enticing prospect. However, starting a business is no small feat. Not only do you need a product or service worth selling, you must also determine how to get your business up and running.

To begin with, many emerging business owners require funding, whether it be seed capital or financing that allows the business to grow. Following are some tips to secure the financing you may need.

Addressing Hostile Work Environments

sadman.jpgWorkplace culture and dynamics are not always as positive as employers and employees would hope. In some cases, a workplace becomes so negative and harmful for an employee that it constitutes a hostile work environment.

Under such circumstances, it is crucial for employers to respond appropriately to prevent legal battles.

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  2. “Our estate plan was handled well. We never felt rushed and all details were fully explained. Sam is very professional, easy to talk to and experienced in all aspects of estate planning. He gave examples and explored alternatives for us to consider. Well done and thanks.”

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  4. “We were highly impressed upon the level and capability of Sjoberg & Tebelius. They gently showed us that there was much more to achieving the Will in the correct format that will protect our children than the quick attempts we had made on our own. Great people to work with - achieving our desired results!”

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Woodbury, MN 55125

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