Many people are reluctant to think about estate planning. However, planning in advance for asset preservation and possible physical or mental incapacity is crucial to ensuring your estate’s security. Estate and incapacity planning assures your medical, emotional and physical needs are met later in life and provides your loved ones with legal guidance and authority. Through estate planning and thoughtful use of trusts, the people and organizations you care about can receive the benefits of your estate.
At Long & Long, LLC, our estate planning and trust attorneys have been helping individuals just like you craft and implement thorough estate plans for more than 50 years. We take the time to listen to your goals and concerns and analyze your unique financial situations to develop an estate plan that best serves their needs.
Our estate planning and trusts lawyers remain up-to-date with the latest developments in estate taxation, probate and Medicaid issues to help our address their own estate planning needs or to settle the final affairs of their loved ones.
Estate planning and the probate process can be complex for individuals and families to navigate. Planning for your future enables you to protect your assets for not only your own long-term care but also your family and loved ones. Whether you are an individual looking to preserve your wealth and protect your estate or are a family member struggling to organize an elderly loved one’s affairs, our team of attorneys at Long & Long, LLC will help you honor these important final wishes. Learn more about estates & probate.
A clear and thorough will should be the centerpiece of any good estate plan. We can help you memorialize your final wishes to avoid confusion and discord regarding your estate.Additionally, our Long & Long, LLC attorneys can consider your goals to determine if a trust would serve your purposes and then draft the necessary documents customized for your situation. Learn more about wills and trusts.
A thorough and clear durable power of attorney can help ensure your family is able to care for your affairs should you become ill or incapacitated. Unfortunately, if a person becomes physically or mentally incapacitated without a valid power of attorney, his or her family may have difficulty managing his or her affairs. However, our guardianship attorneys can help families navigate the court process necessary to solve this problem. Learn more about guardianship and power of attorney.