Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Battle Continues

Benjamin Long Guardians, Power of Attorney

“The legal controversy surrounding Britney Spears is no secret. Her father has controlled her career and finances since 2008, a position she’s been fighting against …

How To Manage a Will and Trust

Benjamin Long Assets, Executor, Guardians, Life Insurance

“By definition, a Will accounts for a person’s wishes of how their assets and estate should be distributed and handled once they die. It spells …

What Happens If You Don’t Name Beneficiaries?

Benjamin Long Beneficiaries, Guardians, IRA, Minor Children

“If you’ve had an IRA and a 401(k) for many years, you may occasionally ask yourself some questions: ‘Am I contributing enough?’ ‘Am I still …

How Does Guardianship Work?

Benjamin Long Guardians, Power of Attorney, Special Needs

“As a result of illness, old age or incapacity, what may happen when you can no longer handle your own decision-making, handle your own money …

Don’t Overlook Key Parts of Estate Plan

Benjamin Long Estate Planning Attorney, Guardians, Healthcare, Power of Attorney, Trusts, Wills

“During the past four months, more than 141,000 Americans have died of COVID-19. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the pandemic has prompted some people to get …

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan

Benjamin Long Advanced Directive, Estate Planning, Guardians, Probate, Trusts, Wills

“If you think of estate planning as something only ultra-wealthy people need to do, you’re not alone. That’s a common misconception.” Financial planners know that …

Preparing Children for Inheritances in the Future

Benjamin Long Charity, Guardians, Inheritance, Wealth Management

“By discussing finances with your children early and often, you can set them—and future generations—up for success, when it’s time to receive the wealth you’ve …

Estate Planning Is a Gift and a Legacy for Loved Ones

Benjamin Long Advanced Directive, Estate Planning Attorney, Executor, Guardians, Wills

“Talking about death makes most of us uncomfortable, so we don’t plan for it. That’s a big mistake, because if you don’t have an end-of-life …

Still Procrastinating About Your Estate Plan?

Benjamin Long Executor, Guardians, Healthcare, Power of Attorney, Probate, Trusts

“Without an estate plan in place, clients will be reliant on state laws and probate courts to appoint individuals who will be responsible for financial …

Update Will at These 12 Times in Your Life

Benjamin Long Beneficiaries, Disinheritance, Executor, Guardians, Inheritance, Trusts, Wills

“It is also important to realize that it isn’t merely ‘why’ you are updating your will, but ‘when’ you are updating that can make all …