Personal Injury & Estate Planning Topics
It’s that time of year again, back to school! All summer your kids had free reign over the house and the neighborhood while you did nothing but worry about their safety. But now, you can rest a little easier because you know they are safe and sound at school. However, don’t fall asleep at the wheel! Back to school also means a substantial increase in traffic and a huge increase in the risk of accidents.
August is national Make a Will Month! Although no one wants to think about when they will pass on, it is important to consider how you will plan your estate well before that time comes. It is vital to understand some of the Do’s and Don’ts of Estate Planning. The professional estate planning attorneys at Long & Long, LLC name the following most important aspects of creating a solid estate plan.
Summer is here, and it’s in full swing. For most people this means one thing: VACATION. But before you make your way to the lake, the mountains, or the beach, make sure you check all your boxes: Towel? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Cooler full of drinks? Check. Estate Plan…Huh?
Long & Long’s Nicole M. Pardus has been chosen as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Leadership Institute Class of 2022-2023. Only eleven lawyers from across the state were selected to this year’s Class to ensure that only the best are included.
If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, then you live for the thrill of your bike howling beneath you as the wind rushes past your face. But saving lives is much cooler than cruising about town at breakneck speeds. The United States Department of Transportation reported in February of 2022 that approximately 31,720 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2021. This was an increase of 12% from the 28,325 motor vehicle traffic crashes reported in 2020.
Estate planning is a vital part of preparing for your future. Having a plan in place ensures your wishes are laid out and distribution of your property is dealt with after you die. There are three essential legal documents for proper estate planning.
Attorney Nicole M. Pardus of Long & Long, LLC has assumed the position of Chair of the Westmoreland Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. She was also elected to the WBA Membership Committee at the 2022 Annual Meeting on April 4th. The mission of the Westmoreland Bar Association is “to continue
Greensburg-based estate planning and administration and personal injury law firm Long & Long welcomes attorney Coleton J. Hawbaker as an associate focusing on estate planning and administration, real estate and civil litigation work. Hawbaker graduated cum laude from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminology before earning his
While COVID-19 has spurred many people to tackle estate planning tasks, two out of three adults still don’t have a will and less than 28% of Black Americans have one, according to Caring.com’s 2021 survey on estate planning. This is, of course, very concerning for the estate planning attorneys at Long & Long.
After an unseasonably warm fall and holiday season, our region is now definitely experiencing snow, ice and salty roads. When the mercury dips below freezing, remember to be careful traveling. Whether on foot or in a vehicle, you’re at greater risk for accidents and injuries when the ground ices over (and then melts and ices over yet again).