Alternatives to Guardianship and Conservatorship in Virginia

While the guardianship and conservatorship roles meet various important needs, and provide care and assistance to those who are otherwise unable to adequately care for themselves, appointing a guardian and/or conservator often results in the substantial loss of an individual’s rights and liberties. As such, and as provided for by statute in Virginia, the appointment […]

Estate Planning: An Introduction

Despite its incredible importance and value, individuals all too often tend to avoid estate planning. Perhaps estate planning is avoided because it is associated with negative connotations, such as death, taxes, and incapacity, or perhaps because estate planning is simply overwhelming and often misunderstood. Regardless of the reasoning behind this avoidance, however, it is unquestionable […]