About

Bender-Kelner Wills, Trusts & Estates, P.A. is a boutique “trusts and estates” law firm devoted to providing its clients with first-rate, highly personalized legal services in a private, easily accessible location.

Thank you again for all your help. I don’t know what I would have done without all your support.
F.T.

My thanks are infinite and heartfelt, I don’t know what impressed me the most, your kindness or legal wizardry… but what I remember most is your kindness.
J.P.
Thank you Nancy for taking the extra time to help our mother when she needs you and your professional help. You are a wonderful person in all the sense.
D.D.
T. and I thank you very much for the thorough and professional services you provided to us in the preparation of our wills. We’re glad to have these matters taken care of for our family.
J.G.

Practice Areas

  • Estate and tax planning documents — counseling and preparation of documents (all levels of complexity)
  • Representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in connection with probate and trust administration
  • Preparation and review of premarital agreements
  • Will contests
  • Charitable planning
  • Estate disputes and litigation
  • Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives
  • Gifting
  • Irrevocable life insurance trusts
  • Business planning
  • “Second opinions” on all of the above

Wide Client Base

The firm has a wide national client base and serves a broad spectrum of clients — both those with extensive and modest estates.

Advisor to Other Attorneys

The firm also serves as advisor to other attorneys — those with a more general practice or who practice in other areas — with their clients’ “trust and estates” needs.

Convenient Location

The firm is easily accessible from all areas of the Twin Cities and provides free parking. We offer extended hours and flexible scheduling.