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Upcoming Changes to Virginia’s Estate Planning Laws

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

In July 2017, a number of legislative changes will go into effect in Virginia, some of which alter wills, trusts, and other estate planning matters. Whether you need to get started on your will, are interested in creating a trust, or wonder whether any of these changes will affect your plan for the future,… Read More »

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The Benefits of Using a Spendthrift Trust

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

If you have worked hard throughout your life, you may be in the position to leave your children and grandchildren a considerable amount of money or assets. This can make you feel good about being able to take care of your family after you are gone, yet it can also make your worry about… Read More »

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Creating a Special Needs Trust to Care for Your Child Later in Life

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

If you have a child with a disability, you probably wonder how they will be taken care of when you are gone. They may be unable to manage their own finances or work. You and they may heavily rely on government assistance to pay their bills. You need to plan for how this will… Read More »

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Should You Make an Irrevocable Trust?

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

When you want to set up a trust, there are a lot of decisions to make. A major one is whether the trust will be revocable, which means you retain power over it, or whether it will be irrevocable and you lose power to change or revoke it in the future. Many attorneys recommend… Read More »

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Without A Will, It Could Take Years To Sort Prince’s Estate

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

By now, most of us have learned of the tragic passing of one of music’s greatest icons, Prince. The 57-year-old singer passed away in his Paisley Park estate in late April just days after he made an emergency landing in Illinois on his way back from his final concert in Atlanta, Georgia. Sources estimate… Read More »

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