5 Specific Irrevocable Trusts

Posted on : October 29, 2018
5 Specific Irrevocable Trusts
Trusts come in two basic varieties:  revocable and irrevocable. There are variations of both types, along with significant advantages and disadvantages. This blog looks at 5 specific irrevocable trusts. Each trust has a purpose, a reason to exist. One or all of these trusts may be an estate planning tool that helps you achieve some […]

How to Set Up a Special Needs Trust

Posted on : October 26, 2018
How to Set Up a Special Needs Trust
Government benefits don’t completely support someone with special needs. Parents of children with disabilities face this reality daily. They also look to the future – how will their child receive the support he or she needs after they are gone? There are trusts to help with this type of problem. If you or a loved […]

How to Avoid a Will Contest

Posted on : October 24, 2018
How to avoid a will contest
Even close families may fight over a loved one’s estate. The worst emotions come out at stressful times, especially when money or cherished family heirlooms come into play. For example, when Fred R. passed away last year, he left behind a tidy nest egg and some luxuries gained from years of hard work. He intended […]

What to Bring to a Real Estate Closing

Posted on : October 22, 2018
What to Bring to a Real Estate Closing
Every real estate transaction has some things in common. But every closing may be slightly different. Even if you have attended real estate closings before, you need to know what to bring to a real estate closing if you are involved in any kind of real estate purchase. What Buyers Need to Bring Buyers may […]

What Is Probate in Virginia?

Posted on : October 19, 2018
What is probate in Virginia?
Lots of things happen after someone dies. Family and friends are notified, funeral arrangements are made. At some point, a deceased person’s property will be given to heirs. But there has to be a process, a system, to make this happen, right? The family probably needs to find out how probate in Virginia is handled. […]