A space for clients to work in partnership
with their attorney.


Serving clients in estate planning, probate administration and elder law.


At my practice you are a name,
not a number.


COVID-19 Update from Courtney Law Office

The Courtney Law Office has over the last year adapted its client contact strategies to be flexible to both local COVID cases, and client needs and preferences. Chris has been continuously meeting with clients in person (in-office, outside, and more!), via phone, and via Zoom. Reach out at (612) 356-2635 or chris@courtneylawoffice.com to set up your first appointment today!

“Chris is very knowledgeable, competent and friendly. … Highly recommended .” —Erin S., Courtney Law Office client

About Christine B. Courtney

Christine B. Courtney is the principal attorney of Courtney Law Office, where she practices primarily in estate and incapacity planning, trust and probate administration and elder law. She represents clients of all incomes and backgrounds and seeks to partner with them to resolve their legal matters.

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The mission of the Courtney Law Office is to provide client-centered service while navigating the legal landscape of that client’s particular needs and goals.

At the Courtney Law Office, we meet clients where they are.  That means providing home visits and meetings at facilities; giving careful attention to details related to religious practices; working within the preexisting family structures and dynamics to create a plan and attend to the client’s needs; and providing culturally sensitive legal services to all clients.


Trust Administration

A space to ask questions and find answers for trustees and other fiduciaries.

Wills and Trusts

Provide for how your property is managed during your lifetime and how your property is distributed after your death

Special and Supplemental Needs Trusts

Access unexpected financial windfalls while maintaining medical benefit eligibility.

Powers of Attorney

Give another person (the “attorney in fact”) the ability to make legal and financial decisions on your behalf.

Fiduciary Selection

Our relationships are always changing and adapting, and our legal documents should too.

Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements

Combining finances in a marriage is a complex and sometimes fraught experience.

Probate & Estate Administration

Navigating complex legal systems in the wake of a loved one’s passing.

Guardianship and Conservatorship

Manage emotional, complex transitions with the compassion and dignity that all parties deserve.

Health Care Directives

Essential to providing your chosen person the legal authority for making important medical decisions if you no longer can.

Medical Assistance Planning

Legal help as you navigate the maze of elder care planning.


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