So You Just Won the Lottery…Now What?
You may have heard people say, “If you win the lottery, one of the first things you should do is contact a lawyer.” Well it’s true. But not just for the lottery. Any time you come into a windfall, whether through winnings like the lottery or an inheritance, it is a good idea to double […]
You May Want to Consider Holding Power of Attorney for Your Adult Child
Your child is always your child, except in the eyes of the law where an 18 year old is considered to be legal adults. However, as many parents know, at this age, or even beyond, many children are still not ready to be on their own and may need your input or assistance in major […]
Avoid the Common Pitfalls of Estate Planning
Surprisingly, even well-educated Virginians can err when it comes to planning their estates. No matter what one’s financial situation is, there are elements to a solid estate plan that need to be set in place that often get overlooked. Here are some of the common pitfalls of estate planning: 1. No Will. Without a will, […]