Many people think only wealthy families need trusts. This is not the case in Virginia. Creating a trust can save your beneficiaries thousands of dollars in probate costs. It can also keep your family’s financial affairs private.
There is a place for cordial professionalism in the adversarial legal profession. It is not necessary to be combative in order to tenaciously represent clients’ interests. In short: No case has to be an emotionally charged battle.
Getting in a car accident can happen to anyone. Even if you ride a bicycle or walk to your destinations, the likelihood of a vehicle hitting you still exists. As cautious as you may be while cycling, walking, or driving, you cannot control the actions of other people.
The loss of a family member is always difficult, but it may be especially so when loved ones feel that justice is not truly served in the aftermath of a preventable loss. In fact, a family in Virginia is now asking for upgraded charges against a woman who allegedly caused a fatal car crash.
In an ideal situation, you put your home on the market, an interested party makes an offer, you accept the offer and the deal is done. Unfortunately, the real estate world is much more complex than that, and oftentimes, buyers will specify “contingencies.”
For many people in the United States, especially those in more rural areas, driving is a way of life. We commute to work, see family, run errands, go out to eat, and take vacations. With so many people on the road every day doing this, that and the other, it is inevitable that tickets will be issued, and car accidents will occur.
If you own a business, you may have a trade secret that is responsible for a portion of your success. This may be a secret ingredient, industrial secrets or even confidential manufacturing information.
When people are in the process of determining whether or not to sell their business in Virginia, they would benefit from analyzing their business to make an informed decision. Selling a business has lots of moving parts and each affects another so careful consideration of each aspect is necessary to prevent costly missteps.