Practice Areas


Elder Law

Our goal is to help seniors and their loved ones prepare for the medical, financial, legal, and emotional challenges that come with growing older. We can create and implement a plan to protect and control your assets if you require assisted living or nursing home care, and help you in what is known as a Medicaid crisis situation. Continue Reading


Estate Planning

Many people believe that estate planning is only for the wealthy. Not so. Virtually every family should have an estate plan of its own. Why? Without your own estate plan, the state of Virginia will control how your assets are distributed after you are gone. Continue Reading

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Guardians and conservators are appointed to protect incapacitated individuals—that is, a person who cannot make decisions without assistance. Only a Circuit Court judge can legally decide that a person is incapacitated and, if so, appoint a guardian and/or conservator to act on the individual’s behalf. Continue Reading


Special Needs Planning

To accomplish these goals, we will work closely with you to identify your greatest priorities and overall family objectives. In addition, we will analyze your financial situation to determine what benefits are available to you and devise the best strategies to maximize these benefits today and in the future. Continue Reading


Veterans Benefits

Millions of veterans and their families—our nation’s greatest heroes—are eligible for Veterans Benefits but do not receive them. Why? Many reasons, including confusion over eligibility requirements, lack of information about the benefits available, and the complicated approval process. Continue Reading


Probate/Trust Administration

When a person passes away without an estate plan, or even with a Last Will and Testament, the estate must go through a process known as Probate before assets can be distributed. Probate is often a frustrating, time-consuming and needlessly expensive process. Continue Reading


Estate Litigation

Did you know that every year more lawsuits are filed in the United States than in the rest of the world combined? Wills and trusts are frequently challenged, for a number of reasons. Continue Reading