Yvonne Novak

202 West Superior Street, Suite 303
Duluth, MN 55802
TEL: 218-720-2888

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About YMNLaw, PSC

YMNLaw, PSC is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Duluth, MN, our mission is to provide residents of Duluth and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Duluth and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Yvonne Novak

Yvonne Michaud Novak is a compassionate advocate for individuals, families and business owners seeking to protect themselves, their assets, and the people they love. Licensed in both Minnesota and Wisconsin, Yvonne understands the significance of your particular legal problem and takes pride in providing realistic solutions tailored to the needs of her clients. The Law Office of Yvonne Michaud Novak works with clients in the areas of estate planning, probate, business law and bankruptcy. This concentrated focus means that clients can feel confident knowing they are getting the most up-to-date legal information and using the most cutting-edge strategies to protect what matters most.


Prior to opening her law firm in 2007, she worked as an attorney, a paralegal, an investment representative, and a licensed nursing home administrator. This broad experience has aided Yvonne in understanding the situations that her clients are experiencing and provided a deep knowledge base to draw from. Practice as a traditional estate planner showed her the limitations of that practice and caused her to seek out a more holistic approach to estate planning which led her to the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.


Yvonne received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the College of St. Scholastica and her Law Degree (Juris Doctor) with Distinction from the University of North Dakota School of Law. She is a member the Minnesota and Wisconsin State Bar Associations, the US District Court for the District of Minnesota and the Western District of Wisconsin, the Eleventh District Bar Association, the Bankruptcy Practice Committee, Minnesota Chair of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the Volunteer Attorney program.


A native of Wisconsin, Yvonne has been a Minnesota resident for the past 30 years. Yvonne is married to her wonderful husband, Glen, and lives with her two Russian Blue rescue cats, Jake and Ella. She and Glen curl in the winter and bicycle in the summer.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.