How to Become a Guardian or Conservator in Virginia

How to Become a Guardian or Conservator in Virginia

When a Loved One May Need a Guardian or Conservator Making the call whether or not a loved one needs the assistance of a guardian or conservator can be a difficult and often heart-wrenching decision. Acknowledging that a loved one may no longer be able to take care of...
Estate Planning for Second Marriages

Estate Planning for Second Marriages

Creating an estate plan can be a daunting task for anyone, regardless of age, assets, or marital status. However, if you’re creating an estate plan for a blended family, you might be feeling even more overwhelmed. Trying to ensure that everyone in the family is...
Letters Testamentary: What They Are

Letters Testamentary: What They Are

Clients frequently ask us about letters testamentary, letters of administration, certificates of administration, or certificates of qualification.  All of these documents refer to the same thing.  In this article, we will discuss what these are, how you get them, and...
Make This the Year You Get Your Estate Plan Done

Make This the Year You Get Your Estate Plan Done

When I meet with people about estate planning, I often hear the same comment. They are embarrassed they haven’t done this sooner.  They tell me, almost in a confessional tone, how they’ve procrastinated and have been thinking about getting their estate...