I’ve uploaded the video from my seminar for Virginia parents from a few weeks ago. This is a must-see for any parents of minor children.
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Announcing a New Service: The Guidance Meeting for Executors
We are excited to announce the launch of our new service, the Guidance Meeting for Executors. Estate Planning involves naming multiple decision-makers such as a financial agent, health care agent, personal representative to settle your estate, and trustee to manage your trust if you choose to create one. We know that once the time comesContinue reading “Announcing a New Service: The Guidance Meeting for Executors”
Attention Virginia Parents: Free January 2023 Webinar
Join us for a webinar on January 19, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.! The BEST EVER estate planning seminar for parents of minor children! Mathews Law is presenting the best ever webinar for parents of minor children to make sure that your little rascals are cared for. We will cover:-What estate planning is (hint: it isContinue reading “Attention Virginia Parents: Free January 2023 Webinar”
WHAT SHOULD I REVIEW WHEN I RECEIVE MY DRAFT ESTATE PLAN?
After your estate plan is drafted, we will send it to you for your review. At minimum, you should confirm: Some clients like to read every word and some like to just confirm the basics noted above. Please feel free to review as much of the document as you would like. Lisa Mathews, Esq. isContinue reading “WHAT SHOULD I REVIEW WHEN I RECEIVE MY DRAFT ESTATE PLAN?”
WHAT IF I NEED TO MAKE CHANGES TO MY DOCUMENTS?
This is your plan and changes can be made when needed. Before Signing If you are a current client and need to make changes to the documents before signing, simply let Mathews Law, PLLC know of the changes that need to be made. We will update your draft and send it to you for reviewContinue reading “WHAT IF I NEED TO MAKE CHANGES TO MY DOCUMENTS?”
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY! (YOUR EX GETTING YOUR MONEY – THAT IS)￼
There are multiple ways that people leave money to ex spouses, and some may surprise you. Leaving your ex in your will after you are separated. You decided the marriage needs to end, but you haven’t divorced yet, so you are separated from your spouse. You die. Surely the court knows that you don’t wantContinue reading “OVER YOUR DEAD BODY! (YOUR EX GETTING YOUR MONEY – THAT IS)￼”
MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT DIVORCE AND PROPERTY IN VIRGINIA
You might not think about estate planning when you are in the middle of a divorce – but you should. Remember, one of the primary purposes of estate planning is to make sure that your property goes where you want it to go, while you are alive and after you die. You can’t do thisContinue reading “MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT DIVORCE AND PROPERTY IN VIRGINIA”
WHAT IS PROBATE?
What is probate? Probate is the court-managed process of settling an estate. The court oversees the process from start to finish. First, the court will review the will, if there is one, and appoint a personal representative(person who has authority to act on the estate’s behalf). Second, the personal representative must file accountings to theContinue reading “WHAT IS PROBATE?”
DO I NEED A TRUST OR IS JUST A WILL OK?
The best answer is: it depends. A trust is a wonderful tool that brings a lot of peace of mind, but it may not be right for your individual situation. What is a trust? A trust is an entity that holds assets for your benefit and the benefit of beneficiaries. The trust document defines theContinue reading “DO I NEED A TRUST OR IS JUST A WILL OK?”