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How to Include Noncitizens in Your Estate Plan

With our society becoming increasingly mobile and international travel becoming more affordable than ever before, families and family-like relationships have steadily grown far more diverse in terms of citizenship.

It is no longer uncommon for spouses from different countries to retain citizenship in their native countries. Many couples split their time between the United States and...
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Severing Joint Ownership of Property: What You Need to Know

One of the most common forms of property ownership in the United States is joint tenancy with rights of survivorship (JTWROS or joint tenancy).

But what is joint tenancy? Joint tenancy is a legal right to property that provides the owner an undivided right to the enjoyment of the property. In other words, one joint tenant...
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Doug Davis and SuAnne Hardee Bryant Named Top Lawyers by Coastal Virginia Magazine

Mr. Doug Davis and Mrs. SuAnne Hardee Bryant have both received the honor of "Top Lawyer" for 2021 from Coastal Virginia Magazine.

Mr. Davis was chosen as a Top Lawyer for Wills, Trusts and Estates with a special recognition as a "Legacy" honoree for...
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Disaster Preparedness Month: How to Prepare for Whatever May Come Your Way

The unpredictable can occur at any time: fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, pandemics —you name it.

Because September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, we want you to be prepared for whatever life throws at you. Although none of us can predict the future, there are some things you can do to ensure that you and your family...
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