How Do You Gift Your House to Your Children During Your Lifetime?

Benjamin Long Beneficiaries, Heirs

“There are many ways to pass property on to children, including gifting the family home to them while you are still alive, bequeathing it to …

What Exactly Does an Executor Do?

Benjamin Long Assets, Estate Planning Attorney, Executor, Heirs, Probate, Wills

“Whether you’re planning ahead for your own heirs or have been asked to serve as executor for someone else, it pays to understand what the …

How Does a Spendthrift Trust Protect Heirs From Themselves?

Benjamin Long Estate Planning, Heirs, Probate, Trusts, Wills

“What steps can be put into place to ensure an adult child, who makes poor decisions, will be secure after the death of the parent? …

Does Your Estate Plan Need a Will or a Trust or Both?

Benjamin Long Assets, Beneficiaries, Estate Planning, Heirs, Probate, Wills

“One of the most fundamental choices you can make as you’re thinking about how to pass your assets on to heirs, is whether you hold …

How Low-interest Rates Create Estate Planning Opportunities

Benjamin Long Beneficiaries, Estate Planning, Heirs

“A more present sense of one’s own mortality may drive those who have not made plans before to begin the process of creating an estate …

Relocating for Retirement, Family or Taxes

Benjamin Long Estate Planning Attorney, Estate Tax, Exemption, Heirs, Inheritance

“Does your ability to pass on your wealth to your heirs depend on where you live … and die? Indeed, it does.” When the current …