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Hanson Law Office, PA
Real Estate Business LAw Estate Planning & Trusts

Respected St. Cloud Attorney Tailors Legal Services to Meet Clients’ Real Estate, Estate Planning and Business Goals

Practical advice for individuals, families and businesses in Minnesota

The Hanson Law Office, PA delivers reliable results for clients with real estate, estate planning and business transaction needs throughout the St. Cloud and Twin Cities area. I’m Craig Hanson, and as the firm’s founder, I help individuals and businesses accomplish their short-term objectives and long-term goals. My primary areas of practice are real estate transactions, including purchases, leases, foreclosures and short sales; business formations, transactions and advice; and estate planning for families. My team offers flexible terms, weekend availability and sound counsel for your legal challenges.

Track record of success in law and business

I supply practical, business-savvy advice — and I’m able to do that because I grew and managed successful businesses. I draw from that experience to help families develop solid estate plans to secure the future of their loved ones. My office is welcoming, my staff is compassionate and my primary goal is to remove legal obstacles and enable clients to move forward and succeed. What sets my practice apart from other law firms? I am able to offer the following:

  • Impressive credentials — In addition to my law degree, I have an MBA, an accounting degree and a background advising clients in tax matters.
  • Practical experience I’m involved in business operations outside of my practice and draw from that experience to offer sound legal advice to business owners. And as a real estate developer, I am equipped with the knowledge developers need when they seek my legal counsel.
  • Flexible service For clients’ convenience, I offer flexible payment terms, free phone consultations and convenient weekend and evening appointments.
  • Welcoming atmosphere Our down-to-earth staff combines professionalism with compassion in serving our clients. We strive to ensure your comfort and minimize anxiety when you entrust us with your legal matters.

Comprehensive real estate services

Our firm offers legal services for both residential and commercial real estate transactions. I represent individuals and businesses in all stages of real estate acquisition and disposition, including purchase, sale and lease agreements. I offer sound legal advice and careful supervision in negotiating contracts and executing real estate transactions and disputes, including:

  • Drafting sales contracts
  • Drafting lease agreements
  • Eviction issues
  • Closings
  • Short sales
  • Foreclosures
  • Boundary line disputes

Full-service estate planning for families

Planning for the future is one of the best gifts people can give their families. I guide clients through each step of the estate planning process, from identifying assets to document drafting and trust funding, if needed. As your advocate, I advise you, as I do all clients, on various estate planning and trust options and help you choose the right components to fit your wishes. I’m dedicated to delivering practical advice for families in all estate planning areas, including:

  • Establishing trusts, including:
    • Living trusts
    • Crummey trusts
    • Irrevocable trusts
    • Revocable trusts
    • Special needs trusts
  • Drafting wills
  • Administering wills
  • Protecting assets
  • Administering trusts
  • Administering other probate matters
  • Minimizing estate and inheritance taxes

Sound advice for businesses

My own extensive experience starting and operating businesses allows me to anticipate and answer the questions you may have as a prospective business owner. I listen carefully to your goals and recommend the best course to achieve them. My firm provides legal advice and transaction services for start-ups, established businesses and charitable organizations. Whether a client needs to form a legal business entity or facilitate a merger or acquisition, I consider all relevant factors to minimize risk and maximize profitability. Some of the business services I provide include:

  • General business advice
    • Buying a business
    • Selling a business
    • Operating a business
    • Managing employee issues
    • Strategic planning
    • Expanding a business
    • Minimizing taxes
  • Business liability advice
  • Financial analysis
  • Risk assessment
  • Contract preparation and review
    • Service contracts
    • Employment agreements
    • Purchase agreements
  • Business entity formation
  • Outside management

Contact our St. Cloud, MN law firm for a free phone consultation

The Hanson Law Office, PA offers practical advice for individuals and small businesses in real estate, estate planning and business-related matters. We offer flexible terms and after-hours and weekend appointments to accommodate clients' schedules. Our office is less than two blocks from the Stearns County Courthouse and parking is free. Call us at 320.200.2567 or contact us online to arrange an appointment.



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Hanson Law Office, PA
921 First Street N, Suite 209
St. Cloud, Minnesota, 56303 USA