Respected St. Cloud Attorney

Tailors Legal Services to Meet Clients’ Real Estate, Estate Planning and Business Goals

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.

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.

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.

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

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, contracts and leases; 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.  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.

Why Hanson Law

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
  • 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 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
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
    • Managing employee issues
    • Strategic planning
    • Business expansion
    • Tax planning
  • Business liability advice
  • Financial analysis
  • Risk assessment
  • Contract preparation and review
  • Employment agreements
  • Purchase/sale agreements
  • Lease agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Business entity formation
  • Outside counsel services
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 320.257.3388 or contact us online to arrange an appointment.

Testimonials

  • I went to Hanson Law intending to hire an attorney for paperwork on a small business start-up. I was so impressed that I came back two days later with all of my business legal needs. Thank you Craig, it is reassuring to know I have found the right business attorney.

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

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 320.257.3388 or contact us online to arrange an appointment.