MPA January Probate & Tax Sectional - Informal Probate 101

  • January 08, 2020
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Moss & Barnett - 150 So. 5th, St, Ste 1200, Minneapolis, MN 55402 - Remote Attendance Available


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Topic: Informal Probate 101

Laura J. Stevens, Ramsey County Probate Registrar, will give an overview of informal probate processing.  This presentation will include what you need to know to start an informal vs. formal probate proceeding, how to complete the informal probate application, the required documents for the initial filing, top tips and common mistakes.

Speaker: Laura J. Stevens 

Laura J. Stevens is the Ramsey County Probate Registrar.  She received her Associate of Science Degree in Legal Secretary from Mankato State University in 1987 and received her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal from Inver Hills Community College in 1994.

She began her career working as a legal secretary in 1987 and began working as a probate paralegal in 1994.  Throughout the years, she has worked at various law firms and a title company.  Laura has been the Ramsey County Probate Registrar since February 2013.

Laura grew up on a farm in New Ulm, Minnesota.  She currently resides in Inver Grove Heights with her husband and has two adult biological children and one adult step-son.

CLE credit has been requested.

Remote attendance is available.

Member Cost: Free 
Non-Member Cost: $10

Please register no later than January 3, 2020.

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