FAQs: Mullen & Guttman, PLLC

If you previously worked with Mullen & Guttman, PLLC and have questions about your estate plan, it may be helpful to review the frequently asked questions below:

Where are my estate planning documents now that Mullen & Guttman, PLLC has closed?

The original documents that you possess are the official version of your estate plan and it remains in force regardless of the status of the firm that prepared the plan. If you worked with attorney Matt Guttman or Jamie Reff-Wagner to create your estate plan, Guttman Law, PLLC maintains your old file and has a digital copy available. If you need copies of your plan or have questions related to the plan, it’s a good idea to begin by reaching out to the attorney who drafted your estate plan. If you no longer have the contact information for your previous estate planning attorney, please contact Guttman Law and we will assist you.

Who will represent me now?

The choice is yours! It can be helpful to begin by contacting the attorney who drafted your existing estate plan. However, you are also welcome to contact the Guttman Law team for a complimentary estate planning review or consultation to see if our services are a good fit for your needs and goals. Attorneys Matt Guttman and Jamie Reff-Wagner are happy to address your questions and help you assess your estate plan.

When should I contact Guttman Law or another estate planning attorney?

As a general rule, attorneys Matt Guttman and Jamie Reff-Wagner, recommend scheduling periodic estate plan reviews every three years to refresh your memory and ensure that no life changes have taken place that should be reflected in your estate plan.

However, please reach out to schedule a complimentary estate planning review immediately if you experience significant changes in any of the following areas:

Family Structure:
  • If there is a change in your marital status or the marital status of one of your beneficiaries, you may want to review your estate plan.

Loved Ones Serving Roles in Your Estate Plan:
  • Any change to your desired beneficiaries or how you want your estate distributed.

  • Any changes to who you would like to serve as your named fiduciaries or successor agents.

  • A birth or death of a beneficiary or death of a successor fiduciary or agent.

Health Status:
  • It is a good idea to review your estate plan if you experience a significant change in your health.

Wealth/Net Worth:
  • You will likely want to review your estate plan if you experience a large change in the size of your estate. A change to your net worth may require a change in your tax and asset protection strategies.

How do I make changes to my estate plan?

If you have changes you would like to make to your existing estate plan, we welcome you to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation phone or Zoom consultation with attorney Matt Guttman or Jamie Reff-Wagner. During this meeting, they will learn about your goals, advise best practices, and provide a quote to complete the changes or updates you would like made to your plan.

For further information, please see our Mullen & Guttman FAQ page or call our office at (612) 324-4055 today!

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What Makes Us Different

  • Our Approach Is Highly Personalized

    We take the time to understand the complexities of your situation and develop an individualized approach.

  • Our Goal Is To Educate Clients

    We seek to not only provide a service to our clients but to educate them every step of the way.

  • Our Priority Is Helping Clients Navigate Every Step of the Process

    We are here to support our clients throughout their estate planning journey.

Why clients continuously choose us

    He knew what I needed, understood my problems, and gave me sage advice.

    “I look upon Matt as a good friend whom I can trust completely. I am so grateful that I met him and that he has been my trust attorney for so long.”

    - Ellen H.
    His expertise is greatly appreciated.

    “Matt was helpful in answering our questions, updated the necessary documents in a very efficient manner, and helped us feel prepared to proceed as needed.”

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    Matt Guttman and his team provided the most extensive and full-service estate planning that I could find.

    I would highly recommend Guttman Law to all my colleagues, friends, family and clients for their estate planning and probate needs.

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