Estate Planning & Probate

Dove Fretland & Van Valkenburg – Estate Planning Lawyers

Properly done, estate planning can preserve estate assets and reduce the burdens placed on personal representatives and family members. At Dove Fretland & Van Valkenburg, our lawyers have extensive experience with estate planning and probate administration. Our experience covers the entire spectrum of estate types and sizes, from small estates to very large estates with complex asset holdings.

Our lawyers understand business and taxation matters, and can advise clients in matters of business succession. In these situations, simply attempting to minimize inheritance taxes or estate taxes is not sufficient. We enable our clients to transition the ownership of closely-held businesses in ways that not only meet the requirements of the law, but also preserve the value of the firm and provide continuity of business operations, while being fair to other family members.

Dove Fretland & Van Valkenburg advises clients in matters involving:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Health care directives and living wills
  • Living trusts
  • Power of attorney matters
  • Probate administration
  • Probate litigation
  • Trust litigation
  • Business succession
  • And others

Writing a will or establishing a trust is not the end of the estate planning process. The law as it affects estate planning and probate administration changes often, and our lawyers stay fully informed of these changes. We work closely with clients to ensure that their wills and trusts comply with the law and take advantage of the available asset protection and tax minimization vehicles.

Whatever your estate planning issue, the law firm of Dove Fretland & Van Valkenburg can help you plan for the future.

For a consultation with the estate planning lawyers at Dove Fretland & Van Valkenburg, call us at (952) 545-9000 or contact us online.

Serving clients in Minnesota, including the Twin Cities and beyond: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Princeton, Hutchinson, St. Louis Park, Edina, Golden Valley, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Wayzata, Eden Prairie, Mille Lacs, and Isanti, and other communities in Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Scott County, Anoka County, Dakota County, Wright County, Sherburne County, Mille Lacs County, Isanti County, and Carver County.

5881 Cedar Lake Road
St. Louis Park, MN 55416-1492
(952) 545-9000
(952) 545-1793 - fax
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413 S. Rum River Drive, Suite 6
Princeton, MN 55371
(763) 389-2214
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235 Hassan Street S.E.
Hutchinson, MN 55350-1769
(320) 587-6239
(320) 587-4096 - fax
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