How Do I Become a Minor Child’s Legal Guardian?
Legal guardianship is a very common family law topic in Virginia. When an individual is appointed as a legal guardian, they are recognized as having the legal authority and responsibility to act in another person’s best interests, on that person’s behalf. While you may seek to become the legal guardian of an adult child or […]
Estate Planning Tips for New Parents
Before you had your child, you only had to think about inheritance for your partner (and maybe your siblings or cousins). As self-sufficient adults, your heirs would be financially OK if you died tomorrow and left them whatever was in your estate. More importantly, they’d understand what to do with those assets and how to […]
Estate Planning Documents: What Do I Need?
You probably know you need to write a will to distribute your property and financial assets following your death. This is a good start, but for a comprehensive, complete estate plan, you’ll need a few more essential documents. Other estate planning tools, such as a living trust and a power of attorney (POA) agreement, work […]