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Author: James A. Long

By: James A. Long / Estate Planning , Irrevocable Trusts , Living Trusts , Trusts
Putting Your House Into a Trust: Steps and Costs

I’ve been practicing as an estate planning lawyer in California for over 10-years and if there is any advice I most consistently give it is .

By: James A. Long / Estate Planning , Living Trusts , Revocable Living Trusts , Trustees , Trusts
Am I Being Ripped Off? What a Trustee Cannot Do

If you are a beneficiary of a trust it can be frustrating when the successor trustee (the person who took over after the original trustees, .

By: James A. Long / Estate Planning , Living Trusts , Trusts
RPGs and Estate Planning: Level Up with a Living Trust

I am a huge fan of RPGs (or role-playing games) for the un-nerdy. If I am stressed out or need an escape from the problems .

By: James A. Long / Asset Protection
The Shocking Truth About Financial Scams

When we think of financial scams, we think of nefarious persons at call centers in India preying on our grandma or grandpa and trying to .

By: James A. Long / Living Trusts , Revocable Living Trusts , Trusts
Laws for Paws: How Pet Trusts Protect Your Furry/Feathered Family Members

Owning a pet is a significant source of joy, companionship, and happiness. Our pets become members of our family, and we love and care for .