Briggs Attorneys to Speak at Probate & Trust Law Section Conference

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May 12, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (May 12, 2011) - Briggs and Morgan Estate Planning and Administration shareholders  Terry L. SlyeJennifer A. Lammers and Andrew M. Baese will present at the 2011 Probate & Trust Law Section Conference, June 6 and 7 at the St. Paul River Center. Slye will focus on Minnesota estate tax and how federal law changes will affect 2010 and 2011 filings, how these changes will affect interpretation of existing Minnesota estate tax statutes and new estate tax legislation pending in the Minnesota legislature; Lammers will discuss beneficiary designations and the various factors to consider when naming estates and minors as beneficiaries; and Baese will provide an overview of legislation passed in the 2011 session and examine the 2012 legislative projects and proposals.

Briggs and Morgan's estate planning attorneys handle a wide variety of services for clients, including assisting individuals and families with drafting wills and trusts, wealth transfer techniques, estate and gift tax issues, charitable planning, probate, trusts administration, disability planning, guardianships and conservatorships. Practice group members are frequent speakers and authors, and many serve on bar association committees related to estate planning and administration, and are former chairs of the Probate and Trust Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. Several attorneys are members of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and are listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Minnesota Super Lawyers.