How Does a Will Work After Death?

Benjamin Long Beneficiaries, Wills

“Every estate plan should include three essential documents: a durable general power of attorney, a healthcare power of attorney and a last will and testament. …

What Kind of Trust Is Right for You?

Benjamin Long Trusts, Wills

“Estate planning is a crucial part of any holistic financial plan, and financial advisors often work with estate planning attorneys for guidance in this area.” …

Do I Need to Update My Estate Plan?

Benjamin Long Estate Planning Attorney, Wills

“Even though it is critical for your assets, family and legacy, estate planning tends to fall to the bottom of people’s to-do lists. What new …

How Does Probate Work?

Benjamin Long Estate Planning, Wills

“There is a general understanding that every adult should have a last will and testament. However, for most people, exactly how that will is used …

What Are Typical Estate Planning Documents?

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

“If you want loved ones to remember you fondly, tackle your estate planning tasks. Your heirs will thank you for not leaving a legal mess …

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 …

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 …

‘Siegfried & Roy’ Star Roy Horn Named Siegfried His Executor

Benjamin Long Estates, Executor, Wills

The late ‘Siegfried & Roy’ star, Roy Horn, named lifelong friend and performance partner, Siegfried Fischbacher as the executor of his multi-million-dollar estate, according to …

Keeping Yourself and Loved Ones Safe During the Pandemic

Benjamin Long Beneficiaries, Healthcare, Wills

“Seniors are especially at risk during the coronavirus pandemic. The numbers are shocking.” The numbers are frightening, especially for those over 80. By the time …