Common Challenges to Virginia Wills

A last will and testament is an important part of any estate plan. But it’s only good so much as it is properly drafted and in compliance with the law. When they aren’t drafted properly, issues can easily arise. Here, we discuss some of the common challenges wills in Virginia face due to poor will preparation and execution. Common Challenges to Virginia Wills Though there are many reasons why a poorly drafted will Read More

How to Write a Will in Virginia

Making the decision to write a will and establish an estate plan can benefit you and your loved ones. However, there are rules in Virginia that dictate how to write a valid will. At Select Law Partners, PLLC our team of dedicated legal professionals has significant experience assisting clients draft and revise their wills, and we are prepared to provide top-tier legal advice in your case. To learn more about how to Read More

Why You Need an Experienced Estate Planning Attorney

With so many options out there today, many people wonder whether they need an experienced estate planning attorney to help draft or revise their will, power of attorney, and other important estate planning documents. However, many people do not realize how complex and intricate the area of estate planning law can be in Virginia and North Carolina, and one mistake can result in significant unintended consequences for Read More

Essential Documents in an Estate Plan

No one likes to think about their own passing, but drafting the essential documents for an estate plan is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your loved ones. An estate plan brings peace of mind that your family will be taken care of after you are gone and that your final wishes regarding your estate as well as your medical care will be heard. At Select Law Partners, PLLC , our team of highly Read More

Writing a Will in VA

If you are considering estate planning, you may be curious about how some common documents are created and executed. There are several legal requirements to keep in mind when considering writing a will in VA. Learn more about how you can write a will that will be legally valid in order to ensure and protect your legal rights to pass on your assets and property to your beneficiaries.  Four Requirements for a Valid Read More

How to Write a Will in Virginia

The best way to ensure that your heirs are protected and that your final wishes are honored is through a will and estate plan. Like every state, Virginia has specific laws regarding the creation of a valid will, and hiring an experienced estate planning attorney is the best way to ensure that your will is drafted correctly. If you're wondering how to write a will in Virginia, or any other estate planning documents, Read More

How and When to Update Your Will in Virginia

It is very common for people to want to update their will, and doing so often makes sense to account for changes in a person’s life. Virginia law makes it relatively easy to update a will, although making sure that formalities are followed is critical to the changes being made effective. Furthermore, updating a will is a great time to speak with an estate attorney to assess your overall financial picture with regard Read More

How Is Estate Planning Affected After Divorce?

There are several different matters that need to be taken care of if you’re getting a divorce in Virginia, including estate planning. It’s vitally important that you take care of your estate, trust, and will after your divorce is final, no matter how tired you might be of legal matters and signing papers. Create a New Will The very first thing that you need to do after your divorce is final is revoke your will Read More