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Blog Articles

Major Blunders in Estate Planning

Hey, everyone makes mistakes!  However, major blunders in estate planning can cause massive havoc, easily complicating a bad situation to make it infinitely worse.
11/30/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Estate Planning for Different Ages and Stages of Life

An estate plan works like the operating system on your phone or computer. It runs in the background. However, it needs occasional updates to keep the plan current.
11/23/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Factors to Consider when Picking Executor, Trustees and POAs

One of the biggest challenges that clients encounter during the process is deciding who to appoint as their trustees, powers of attorney, health care surrogates and executors.
11/15/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How Did Olivia Newton-John Plan Her Estate?

Olivia Newton-John would have celebrated her 74th birthday on September 26. The Cambridge-born star earned millions for her efforts in music and entertainment, and a staggering final act of charity saw Newton-John’s family splitting their inheritance with her charities.
11/09/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Help! We are Trapped in the Hellscape of Probate!

People often find themselves unexpectedly faced with the pitfalls and constant challenges of probate/estate administration every single day! These struggles that occur during an already difficult time are often greatly compounded by loved ones who failed to properly plan their estate before passing!
11/03/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Continual Education On Trusts in Elder Law

LEARNING IS A LIFELONG PROCESS!!! As part of continual education and ongoing certifications in the field of elder law, asset protection and estate planning,  Managing Attorney Mr. Haley will be participating in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 'Trusts With A Twist' Program, part of a hands-on drafting and networking seminar this month, with sessions spread out over 3 different days.
11/02/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Should I Have a Trust in my Estate Plan?

A simple will works for some people, but maybe not for you. Are you in a second marriage? Have minor children or maybe an adult-disabled child? Concerned about fraud? These are just a few of the many reasons to consider a trust.
10/25/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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The Difference between Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts in Estate Planning

A trust is an estate planning tool that you may consider using if you want to go beyond drafting a last will and testament.
10/12/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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October is National Special Needs Law Month!

This October is National Special Needs Law Month! Designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the month of October is recognized as National Special Needs Law Month across the country.
10/05/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What Do You Need to Do When a Spouse Dies?

Death, while inevitable, is not often predictable. This can leave many people financially unprepared if their spouse suddenly dies–especially if the deceased was the one that took care of the household balance sheet.
09/28/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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