When Should I Begin Thinking About a Will?
Would you believe that the best time to begin thinking about having a Last Will and Testament (“Will”) in place is as you approach age 18?
Planning for a Child Who is Disabled or has other Special Needs
Many individuals who are disabled, whether born with a disability or disabled at some point during their lifetime, will apply for and be deemed eligible to receive certain government benefits.
What Happens if you Die Without a Will in Virginia?
People often avoid drafting a last will and testament and simply assume the Commonwealth of Virginia will properly divide up what they own. This is a mistake that can lead to unintended results.
The Differences Between a General Durable Power of Attorney and a Conservatorship
There are several differences between a Power of Attorney and a Conservatorship. Understand the key differences, and ensure that you are making the right choice.
Problems with DIY Estate Planning
It may appear to be cheaper to draft your own estate planning documents, but mistakes in those documents could be very costly to your heirs and have unintended results.
What Are Your Rights as the Surviving Heir to an Estate?
After the death of a family member, their heirs may have many questions about their rights. Several factors influence these rights but it is important to understand your legal position.