Many people have signed at least one power of attorney in their life. A power of attorney, which names a trusted family member, friend or advisor as your “attorney-in-fact” to control your assets, is meant to be used, if you are incapacitated.
Some people might assume that estate planning is only for the wealthy. However, the reality is that anyone can, and should, engage in estate planning, regardless of wealth. Although creating an estate plan for same-sex couples isn’t totally different than for heterosexual couples, there are some considerations that are unique to same-sex couples.
Minnesota State University, Mankato President Edward Inch announced today that Robert Larson of Leesburg, Florida, has donated $1.4 million to the University in honor of his late wife, Virginia Larson, a Minnesota State Mankato alumna, who taught elementary school for 12 years.