Teresa B. Molinaro

Teresa B. Molinaro



Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Trust Administration
  • Probate & Trust Litigation
  • Guardianship & Conservatorship
  • Guardianship & Conservatorship Litigation

Representative Experience

  • Litigated multi-day trial involving trust and estate accountings and breach of fiduciary duty in Hennepin County (2021)
  • Litigated multi-day trial involving issues of undue influence and lack of capacity in Ramsey County (2020)
  • Litigated multi-day trial defending breach of fiduciary duty claims of guardian/conservator in Dakota County (2019)
  • Litigated numerous probate/trust cases involving lack of capacity, undue influence, partition actions, removal of personal representative and trustee, appointment of personal representative and trustee, and other issues involving probate and trust law
  • Litigation of numerous cases involving appointment or removal of guardian and conservator for both Petitioners and Respondents
  • Drafting of wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents
  • Routine probate and trust administration

Professional Organizations and Achievements

  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Committee Member, Minnesota State Bar Association Probate and Trust Law Section, Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Minnesota “Super Lawyer” (2020-2021) & “Super Lawyer Rising Star” (2016-2019)
  • Presenter, Probate & Trust Disputes: The Litigator’s Guide to the Galaxy, Minnesota CLE (2019 & 2021)


  • J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law, cum laude, 2007
  • B.S., University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, 2003


  • State of Minnesota,
  • State of North Dakota
  • State of Colorado (inactive)
  • United States District Court, Minnesota
  • United States Tax Court
  • Email: tmolinaro@fwhtlaw.com
  • Direct: 612.359.7627
  • Fax: 612.359.7602

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