St. Paul Estate Planning and Probate Lawyers

At Tarrant & Liska, P.L.L.C., we tailor our services to meet your specific needs and goals. We limit our practice to certain areas of law so that we can provide each of our clients with the personal service and care necessary for thorough legal work and successful case resolution.

Our attorneys have decades of legal experience in Minnesota, and our entire law firm is committed to supporting your needs throughout the legal process. We understand that you may be entering this process with some uncertainty and that you are looking for trustworthy advice and guidance through some major personal and/or business decisions.

We listen carefully to understand the details of your situation. Thereafter, we work diligently to solve issues and pursue solutions that can lead to your best possible outcome with efficiency and effectiveness.

We offer an initial half-hour consultations along with evening and weekend meetings upon request. Contact us by e-mail or call us in St. Paul at 651-315-8738 (toll free at 888-342-2493).

Our Legal Practice, Customized for Each Client

  • Estate planning, wills and trusts
    • We are dedicated St. Paul estate planning and probate attorneys who help you craft an estate plan to govern the orderly distribution of your assets upon death, manage your estate and deal with the possibility of incapacity, and provide care for your dependents.
    • We review and prepare all legal documents, including wills, codicils, trusts, powers of attorney, standby guardianship, parental powers of attorney or nomination of guardians and health care directives.
  • Probate, estate and trust administration
    • We assist individuals and families with several aspects of probate and estate administration, including:
      • Helping personal representatives (executors) of estates comply with requirements of the probate process to settle the estate of a loved one
      • Representing and advising heirs or devisees in the probate process
      • Advising trust beneficiaries of their rights in trust administration
      • Advising, representing and assisting administration related to guardianship or conservatorship
      • Advising on Transfer on Death/Pay on Death (TOD/POD) designations, joint tenancy, beneficiary designation, and Transfer on Death Deeds (TODD) or Affidavits for Collection
      • Advising and assisting attorneys in fact in carrying out their fiduciary duties
      • Representing parties in abuse of power of attorney disputes
  • Guardianships and conservatorships
    • We advise adult children, parents and other relatives who need to establish a conservatorship or guardianship for a family member who is disabled or otherwise incapable of managing his or her affairs.
    • We also assist in administration of the guardianship or conservatorship and provide representation for relatives of persons subject to a guardianship or conservatorship.
    • We help our clients understand the power of attorney relationship, assisting them in choosing an attorney in fact who is responsible and trustworthy.
    • We also represent parties in abuse of power of attorney disputes.
  • Real estate
    • We handle residential and commercial real estate matters, from purchase and sale of property to lease agreements and landlord-tenant disputes. In litigation or contract drafting, we can ensure your rights are protected and advocated for aggressively.
  • Business law
    • We handle a broad range of business law matters, including business formation, corporate governance, sale or purchase of a business, preparation of contracts, advice and guidance on employee issues, security agreements, financing statements, UUC-1s and business litigation.
  • Litigation
    • We represent and guide clients through litigation procedures within every area of law we practice, including consumer law. If you need to sue someone or you are being sued by someone in Minnesota state courts, we can work for appropriate settlement of the matter or fight hard for the verdict you deserve.

Contact Our St. Paul and Minneapolis Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys

Contact us by e-mail or call us at 651-315-8738 (toll free at 888-342-2493).

Located on Grand Avenue, just off Snelling, our lawyers also will travel to meet with you, if requested.

Payment plans can be arranged, and Visa and MasterCard are welcome.