Last Will and Testament FAQ

Last Will and Testament FAQ

The following list offers brief answers to the most common questions we receive about Last Will and Testaments. Specifically, these answers apply to a Last Will and Testament in either Virginia or West Virginia. Take a look if you are considering creating your own...
How Often Should I Update My Estate Plan?

How Often Should I Update My Estate Plan?

Many people create their estate planning documents, then stick them in a desk drawer or safe and forget about them for years. Unfortunately, because of changing laws and life circumstances, estate planning is not one-and-done once you have your will or trust and other...
How to Plan for Incapacity

How to Plan for Incapacity

According to the National Institute on Aging, “approximately 85% of older adults have at least one chronic health condition, and 60% have at least two chronic conditions.” Sadly, many people may plan for their assets and their beneficiaries, but they do not plan for...
What Happens to My Pet if I Die?

What Happens to My Pet if I Die?

What Happens to My Pet if I Die? – A Question Many Aging Adults Face Many people wonder what will happen to their pet if they die. This is particularly a problem for aging adults who are single, or whose spouse is incapable of caring for their pet on their own. If you...
Where to Keep Your Estate Planning Documents

Where to Keep Your Estate Planning Documents

Once you’ve created your end-of-life plan, where should you keep your estate planning documents so that they are accessible when you or your family needs them? In Virginia and West Virginia, there is no legally mandated place or way of storing your documents that you...