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SCHROEDER IRELAND, PLLC
LAW OFFICE

Estate Planning & Probate:

Skilled & Compassionate

Legal Representation

PRACTICE
AREAS

WILLS

Decide now how your estate will be divided, so your loved ones - or a judge - don't have to. 

TRUSTS

Testamentary Trusts, Revocable (Living) Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Special and Supplemental Needs Trusts.  Provide for minor children, disabled children of any age, and control how your estate is allocated into the future.

PROBATE / ESTATE ADMIN.

File your loved one's will with the district court in order to divide the estate according to their wishes.
TRANSFER ON DEATH DEEDS

File a deed that will transfer your real estate to a loved one upon your death without probate.

POWERS OF ATTORNEY

Choose the person who will make financial decisions in the event you become unable to make them for yourself.

Estate Planning Packages

The following packages are offered on a flat-fee basis:

Revocable 'Living' Trust Package:

  •       Revocable 'Living' Trust

  •       'Pour Over' Will

  •       Personal Property Bequest List

  •       Power of Attorney (Durable Limited)

  •       Health Care Directive (with HIPPA release)

  •       Authorization for Release of Digital Assets

  •       Trust Certificates

  •       Trust Funding Instructions & Check-List

  •       Digital Asset Catalogue

  •       Additional Check-Lists as Needed:  Insurance,        

                Banking and Savings, Investments,

                Retirement Benefits

'Basic' Will Package

  •      Will

  •      Personal Property Bequest List

  •      Power of Attorney (Statutory Standard)

  •      Authorization for Release of Digital Assets

  •      Health Care Directive (with HIPPA release)

  •      Instructions for safe-keeping of documents

  •      Digital Assets Catalogue

  •      Additional Check-Lists as Needed:  

    • Beneficiary Designations​

    • Insurance

    • Banking and Savings

    • Qualified Retirement Accounts

    • Investments

'Testamentary' Trust Package

HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES

 

Determine now the type of life-saving or palliative care you will receive in the future.  Appoint a decision-maker for your future health-care needs.

NAME CHANGES


Your estate plan should match your identity.  File a legal name and/or gender-marker petition before finalizing your plan.

  •      Will with Trusts

  •      Personal Property Bequest List

  •      Power of Attorney (Statutory Standard)

  •      Authorization for Release of Digital Assets

  •      Health Care Directive (with HIPPA release)

  •      Instructions for safe-keeping of documents             and changes in beneficiary designations

  •      Digital Assets Catalogue

  •      Additional Check-Lists as Needed:   

    • Insurance​

    • ​Banking and Savings​

    • Qualified Retirement Accounts

    • Investments

Probate Proceedings (Estate Administration)

If your loved one passes away either with or without a will, and their probate assets are valued at over $75,000.00, you may need to file a petition with the probate court in order to administer and distribute their estate.  Probate matters are handled on an hourly basis.  Attorney fees are generally paid from the proceeds of the estate, although in some cases other fee arrangements may be necessary.

VISION

 

 

At Schroeder Ireland, PLLC, legal skill and compassion are equally valued.

A skilled attorney gets you the results you desire. 

A compassionate attorney recognizes and responds to your unique and human needs, judgement free.

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Testamonials

"Thank you for making this estate planning process so easy and accessible!  We so appreciate your caring and thoughtful attention, and it feels so great to know we have a solid plan in place.  What a gift!  So much gratitude for you." - M.C & R.C.

"Thank you for your responsive, knowledgable, and supportive conversation regarding our family situation!  I am grateful for your expertise."  - N.V & B.V

"I appreciate your thoughtfulness and absolute empathy with A.  I cannot imagine anyone I know. . . who would have been so connected with A. - not just the language connection, but with your heart.  Such feeling for others is a real gift, and A. was so fortunate to receive it."  -D.B.

"Thank you so much for your help.  My mother and I deeply appreicate your help and your warmth and compassion.  You have helped us navigate difficult changes."  -A.M & S.M.

"Thank you for being there for me during such a critical and stressful time of life."  -S.O.

"Thanks for giving us a hand with our bureaucracy issues.  Legal jargon is a challenge and you smooth the process."  -K.V & B.V.

ABOUT

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AMY SCHROEDER IRELAND
Attorney

Tel: 612-746-1186

Amy@SchroederIreland.com

Education:

J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law (2000)

B.A., cum laude, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN  (1996)

Universität Tübingen, Germany (1994-95)

Past Experience:

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Minnesota (2012-2015)

Up & Coming Lawyer, Minnesota Lawyer (2010)

Schroeder Ireland, PLLC  (Established 2007)

Large Firm Practice (2003 - 2007)

Non-Profit Practice  (2000 - 2003)

Bar Admissions:

Minnesota

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Member:    

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Ramsey County Bar Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

MN Lavender Bar Association

Skills:          

Fluent German (Deutsch wird gesprochen)

Community Activities:

RCBA, Youth Civics Initiative (2023 - present)

Hamline Midway Coalition, Board of Directors (2018 & 2019)

Hamline University Neighborhood Advisory Committee (2016 & 2017)

Hamline Midway Library Association (2009 - 2018)

Hamline Church United Methodist, Dir. Children and Family Ministries (2015 - 2020)

& Active Member since 2005

 

Leisure:

Hiking and canoeing in the great outdoors

Time with family, friends, and our dog

Reading, gardening, and ceramics

Home:

Amy lives in Saint Paul with her husband, children, and beloved labradoodle.

                 

Pride Parade

Schroeder Ireland, PLLC welcomes members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and believes that families are made of love.

ATTORNEYS
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CONTACT

SCHROEDER

IRELAND, PLLC

LAW OFFICE

Located in the Minneapolis Grain Exchange 'Main' Building.  Enter on 4th Street, at the corner of 4th Street and 4th Avenue.  (Do not use the 4th Avenue entrance.)  On-street metered parking available, or use the Haaf Ramp:  car entrance on 5th Avenue, elevator exit on 4th Street.

Minneapolis Grain Exchange Bldg.

400 South Fourth Street #1025

Minneapolis, MN  55415

Tel:  (612) 746-1186

(In-home meetings also available in or near Saint Paul.)

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