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What to Do If You Can’t Find Your Loved One’s Documents

If a loved one has recently died or become mentally incapacitated, finding the person’s estate planning documents is essential.

The estate planning process and associated documents are critical to making decisions on the loved one’s behalf, gaining access to accounts, and discovering your deceased loved one’s wishes regarding how to distribute the individual’s money and property....
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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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What It Means to Be a Power of Attorney: The Basics

For most people, the phrase “power of attorney” means very little. Even for those educated on the subject, it is easy to forget exactly who serves what role and why.

Whether you are unfamiliar with the concept or simply need of a refresher, keep reading to learn what it means to be an agent under a...
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529 Plans – What You Need to Know

If you have kids, you probably anticipate that they will pursue some sort of post-secondary education such as college or trade school or certification.

You have probably also thought about saving to help them pay for their education, but do you have any idea how much you might need to do this?   According to U.S. News and...
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