Monthly Archives: August 2010

What is Estate Planning?

When I am asked what I do for a living when I meet someone new, I try to say that I am a “wills and trusts attorney.”  In the past, when I said I was an “estate planner,” I have … Continue reading

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Update on Estate of the Month: John O’Quinn

In my August Newsletter, I updated the recent issues with John O’Quinn’s estate.  O’Quinn died late in 2009 and his long-time partner, Darla Lexington, alleges she was O’Quinn’s common-law wife and she was due  fifty (50) percent of the marital … Continue reading

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If I Die, Will my Parents have to Pay off my Student Loans?

I do a great deal of estate planning for younger clients who are starting a family.  Most of the focus for my younger clients is setting up their legal processes to protect their children.  However, one of the bigger issues … Continue reading

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Welcome to the VA Estate Planner Blog

Welcome.  More than likely you have found me through clicking on my website, receiving my e-newsletter “The Future Estate” or have been following me on twitter @Vaestateplanner.  Well, I took the plunge, started a blog and you have found me. … Continue reading

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