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Why Probate Takes So Long and How to Avoid It

After a loved one dies, their money and property must be distributed to the right people, either according to their will or the state’s default distribution scheme.

Even if you are staying on top of the process, probate can take a minimum of 12 months and sometimes stretches out for years – yes, years. These delays...
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Dealing with a Divorce: Who Receives Custody of the Children?

The process of divorce is complicated, emotional and often combative, but no more so than when children are involved.

Both parents may believe they are the best fit for their child’s primary caretaker, but the courts have a specific way of dealing with both custody and child support.

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Estate Planning for Every Family: 5 Scenarios

Estate Planning is not just for the elderly. It’s not just for the wealthy. Estate Planning is for anyone who wants to protect their family and legacy after they’re gone.

But everyone’s Estate Planning needs are different and no two plans look alike. So today we’ve put together a few examples of how an Estate Plan...
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How Are Property and Debt Divided at Divorce?

Virginia statutes provide for the "equitable" distribution of the marital property and marital debt between the parties at the conclusion of the divorce.

"Marital property" consists of all jointly-titled property as well as all other property, other than separate property, acquired by either or both of the parties from the date of the marriage through the...
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