Serving South Dakota Since 1946
McLean Thompson Kerver

McLean Thompson Kerver

McLean Thompson Kerver is a shareholder in the Business and Estate Planning Practice Group and serves on the firm’s Board of Managers. McLean practices in the areas of estate planning, wealth transfer planning, estate administration (probate) and trust administration, and guardianship and conservatorship.

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Wednesday, 01 April 2020
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Control, Access, and the Passing of Your Digital-Self upon Death

When it comes to estate planning and the discussion of passing a person’s assets to someone else upon his or her death, most people talk about real estate, cash, and bank accounts. They don’t think about their digital assets: audiobooks,…
Friday, 22 November 2019
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Transfer on Death Deeds Another Estate Planning Tool

On July 1, 2014, South Dakota enacted the Real Property Transfer on Death Act, which provides for the transfer of real property in the event of death. “TOD” (transfer on death) and “POD” (pay on death) account designations have been…
Thursday, 08 August 2019
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Back to School Supplies: Two Legal Documents for 18-Year-Olds

As the school season returns, parents and children are buying pencils, pens, notebooks, and dorm room and other supplies to prepare for the year to come. However, not many parents’ school supply lists consist of a General Durable Power of…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019
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Titling of property is just as important as your Will or Trust

If you think estate planning is simply the creation of a Will or Trust, you are missing a big portion of information, and could potentially have assets that do not flow according to the plan you have set up in…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
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Making Estate Planning Less Daunting by Understanding the Documents available to you

Estate Planning can be an overwhelming process for everyone involved. Making sure you understand the estate planning documents available to you can make the estate planning process easier for everyone. Effective and Efficient Estate Plans: Having an effective and efficient…

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