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If you’re making an estate plan in North Dakota, start here. Learn how to make a will, trust, and power of attorney (POA) that are valid in your state, or get more information about estate planning and funeral laws specific to North Dakota.
Making a Will in North Dakota
A will can help you protect your family and your property in North Dakota.
Make a Living Trust in North Dakota
Learn how to make a living trust in North Dakota.
Intestate Succession in North Dakota
If you die without a will in North Dakota, your assets will go to your closest relatives under state intestate succession laws.
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North Dakota Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in North Dakota.
Avoiding Probate in North Dakota
Probate court proceedings (during which a deceased person's assets are transferred to the people who inherit them) can be long, costly, and confusing.
Probate Shortcuts in North Dakota
North Dakota offers some probate shortcuts for "small estates." These procedures make it easier for survivors to transfer property left by a person who has died.
Death With Dignity in North Dakota
In 2021, North Dakota failed to pass a death with dignity law that would have allowed terminally ill patients to request life-ending medication.
Burial and Cremation Laws in North Dakota
Everything you need to know about burial and cremation in North Dakota,
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