How Estate Planning Can Help You Avoid or Minimize Probate

We all want to be able to leave behind a legacy to those who survive us. Estate planning is essential to this process, providing a clear picture of who will inherit what in the event of death and ensuring beneficiaries receive as much of the estate as possible. Read on to learn how estate planning can help you avoid probate. Passing on an estate brings with it a number of costs. But with the right plan in place, you can minimize cost, hassle, and how long it takes for your family to receive their inheritance. Often times, you can avoid…

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Understanding the Complexities of Divorce

A dissolution of marriage can be emotionally challenging for all parties involved, especially when it affects children. With so much to consider, you may feel overwhelmed. We’re here to lend our knowledge and help ease the burden. The trusted Divorce & Family Law attorneys at Bolt Hoffer Boyd can help you navigate the process and understand the complexities of divorce. In Minnesota The term for divorce in the state of Minnesota is “Dissolution of Marriage.” This legal dissolving of marriage between two persons has specific regulations and guidelines for residency and filing. Our attorneys can break down the details and…

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Handling Personal Injury Cases for Dog Bites

Many accidents often require legal assistance. These incidents may be motor vehicle or work-related. They can happen right in your backyard or when you least expect them. Our practice areas are extensive, offering you the most comprehensive assistance and knowledge. Here, we will look at handling personal injury cases for dog bites. Laws for Paws When it comes to dog bites, the state’s laws commonly place accountability on the owner. In fact, Minnesota Statue 347.22 specifies that if an unprovoked dog “attacks or injures any person who is acting peaceably in any place where the person may lawfully be, the…

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Statistics on pedestrian railroad accidents in the U.S.

Pedestrian railroad incidents are the leading cause of death on America’s railways. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured on railroads every year. Over the last ten years, pedestrian (trespasser) fatalities and injuries increased by almost twenty percent. Suburban sprawl and population growth is likely to lead to even more pedestrian incidents in the coming decade. Because railroad tracks often cut neighborhoods and cities in half, those killed and injured most often are pedestrians forced to walk across or along railroad tracks to get to their destination.. Children who live in neighborhoods bisected or adjacent to tracks are another…

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