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How Does a Power of Attorney Work?

There is an array of documents that you may include as part of your Virginia estate plan in Virginia. One you might want to consider is a power of attorney. This document can come in handy if you need someone to act on your behalf when you cannot do so yourself.
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Probate: What It Is and What You Can Expect

Estate planning can be daunting. Not only is it a topic that requires you to answer difficult questions, it can be confusing. There are legal terms, processes, court requirements and documents to consider. To help you become a little more familiar with estate planning, this post explains one of the key things people should be familiar with.
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Our Perspective on Real Estate Transactions

You may not need a lawyer for every official process you undertake in Virginia. However, real estate transactions often require attention to detail and contextual knowledge above and beyond what most non-attorneys are able to provide. Typically, the additional work results in a smooth, complete transaction.
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Taking Steps to Prevent Business Lawsuits

In business, there are many different challenges that can be difficult to anticipate. Seasonal problems, unexpected financial woes and disputes with people who play a crucial role in daily operations can wreak havoc.
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Starting a New Job and The Risk of An Injury

Workplace accidents can occur at any time, regardless of one’s line of work. Even highly experienced workers may find themselves involved in a mishap on the job, and these can lead to serious injuries. However, some people are especially vulnerable when it comes to workplace injuries, such as those who may not have very much experience in a certain field.
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Tips for Keeping Teen Drivers Safe Behind the Wheel

Having a teenager can bring a lot of stress and worries for parents. Most want to help their teens embrace their growing independence responsibly, but it can be difficult to watch them make mistakes as they navigate adolescence. This can certainly be true when it comes to driving.
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Not All Car Accidents Are Criminal

After a deadly accident, many people try to look for a criminal explanation. Was the driver intoxicated or distracted by a smart phone? Driving well over the posted speed limit? Unfortunately, there are not always such reasons for fatal car accidents. Sometimes, a negligent driver simply not focusing well enough is all there is to blame.
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Reviewing Trusts, Wills Every Few Years Is a Smart Move

No set rule is in place for how frequently people who own assets in Virginia should review their estate plans. Nonetheless, there are a few basic guidelines that are wise to follow. Here is a look at these general guidelines for reviewing wills, trusts and other estate planning documents.
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Understanding a Commercial Lease

If you are starting a new business in Virginia or looking for a new or additional location for your existing business, you likely will need to sign a commercial lease. Most businesses start out operating in leased premises, and many, particularly those in the retail sector, never operate from anything other than leased premises.
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Trusts, Wills Can Help with Accomplishing Financial Objectives

When people in Virginia think about planning for the future, their minds often go to saving up money or planning for retirement. However, creating wills and/or trusts is also an important part of financial planning. Here is a look at why creating an estate plan featuring a will or trust is so critical.
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