Under an enduring power of attorney, you can appoint someone to make decisions on your behalf regarding your personal or property matters. | Getty Images

Who runs the farm when you’re not able to do it anymore?

You’ve worked hard to build up your farm. You’ve made all decisions for the farm. It’s your livelihood and it supports you and your family. Unfortunately, you’ve been in an accident that has left you without the capacity to make decisions. You’re still alive, but you aren’t able to farm anymore. What now? Who steps […] Read more

Many farm families consider transferring their farmland into joint names with their children before they die so that their estates avoid probate fees, but there are risks associated with this strategy.  |  Getty Images

Transferring farmland into joint names comes with risks

When planning for the future, it is common for families to receive well-intentioned advice that parents should transfer their farmland into joint names with their children before they die so that their estates can avoid probate fees. Probate fees are the fees that an estate pays to the court in order to receive letters probate […] Read more