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Randall Cameron Eads Lawyer

Randall Cameron Eads

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Abingdon Estate Lawyer

Expert criminal attorney serving Virginia, Tennessee, and Mississippi.

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800-598-1130

Michael Glendon Henkle Lawyer

Michael Glendon Henkle

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Amelia Court House Estate Lawyer

Glen Henkle is a lifelong Virginian whose family has proudly called this state home for over 200 years. Although born in Richmond, he was raised and a... (more)

Diallo Kobie Morris Lawyer

Diallo Kobie Morris

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Chesapeake Estate Lawyer
Criminal, Traffic, Divorce, Custody, Visitation, Wills

Diallo Morris is a practicing lawyer in Chesapeake, VA. He currently is a partner at Morris, Crawford & Currin, P.C. with offices in Chesapeake and No... (more)

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800-881-5471

Vania M. O'Keefe Lawyer

Vania M. O'Keefe

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Chesapeake Estate Lawyer

Vania is a Chesapeake native and a graduate of Great Bridge High school. Vania went on to graduate from Francis Marion University with a BA in Politic... (more)

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757-410-8274

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Scott R. Sexauer Lawyer

Scott R. Sexauer

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Fairfax Estate Lawyer
Customer Satisfaction is Our Top Priority

Scott R. Sexauer is a native of Northern Virginia. He obtained his undergraduate and law school degrees from George Mason University. He has been in... (more)

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703-459-9956

John Carter Morgan Lawyer

John Carter Morgan

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Fairfax Estate Lawyer
Compassionate and experienced legal representation providing affordable rates.

John Morgan grew up in Northern Virginia and is a devoted family man. John has felt the embarrassment and pain of financial burdens and filed bankrupt... (more)

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703-664-1726

Elana  Strom Lawyer

Elana Strom

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Fairfax Estate Lawyer

I have been practicing law for over thirty-five years and have handled a wide variety of family-law matters, social security disability applications a... (more)

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800-995-4530

Sharon Kay Lieblich Lawyer

Sharon Kay Lieblich

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Fairfax Estate Lawyer

-practicing domestic relations law for over 40 years -litigated in all areas of domestic relations and family law -negotiates and writes prenuptial ... (more)

John George Cadden Lawyer

John George Cadden

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Front Royal Estate Lawyer

John Cadden is a practicing lawyer in the state of Virginia. Lawyer.com Member Questionnaire Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two... (more)

Guy F. White Lawyer

Guy F. White

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Manassas Estate Lawyer

With over 25 years of experience in law, Attorney White has a broad range of expertise. Handling of criminal, DUI and traffic offenses with extens... (more)

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571-428-2047

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LEGAL TERMS

BENEFICIARY

A person or organization legally entitled to receive benefits through a legal device, such as a will, trust or life insurance policy.

TRUST MERGER

Under a trust, the situation that occurs when the sole trustee and the sole beneficiary are the same person or institution. Then, there's no longer the separati... (more...)
Under a trust, the situation that occurs when the sole trustee and the sole beneficiary are the same person or institution. Then, there's no longer the separation between the trustee's legal ownership of trust property from the beneficiary's interest. The trust 'merges' and ceases to exist.

ADEMPTION

The failure of a bequest of property in a will. The gift fails (is 'adeemed') because the person who made the will no longer owns the property when he or she di... (more...)
The failure of a bequest of property in a will. The gift fails (is 'adeemed') because the person who made the will no longer owns the property when he or she dies. Often this happens because the property has been sold, destroyed or given away to someone other than the beneficiary named in the will. A bequest may also be adeemed when the will maker, while still living, gives the property to the intended beneficiary (called 'ademption by satisfaction'). When a bequest is adeemed, the beneficiary named in the will is out of luck; he or she doesn't get cash or a different item of property to replace the one that was described in the will. For example, Mark writes in his will, 'I leave to Rob the family vehicle,' but then trades in his car in for a jet ski. When Mark dies, Rob will receive nothing. Frustrated beneficiaries may challenge an ademption in court, especially if the property was not clearly identified in the first place.

INVESTOR

A person who makes investments. An investor may act either for herself or on behalf of others. A stock broker or mutual fund manager, for instance, makes invest... (more...)
A person who makes investments. An investor may act either for herself or on behalf of others. A stock broker or mutual fund manager, for instance, makes investments for others who have entrusted her with their money.

CURATOR

See conservator.

ANCILLARY PROBATE

A probate proceeding conducted in a different state from the one the deceased person resided in at the time of death. Usually, ancillary probate proceedings are... (more...)
A probate proceeding conducted in a different state from the one the deceased person resided in at the time of death. Usually, ancillary probate proceedings are necessary if the deceased person owned real estate in another state.

ESTATE PLANNING

The art of continuing to prosper when you're alive, and passing your property to your loved ones with a minimum of fuss and expense after you die. Planning your... (more...)
The art of continuing to prosper when you're alive, and passing your property to your loved ones with a minimum of fuss and expense after you die. Planning your estate may involve making a will, living trust, healthcare directives, durable power of attorney for finances or other documents.

MARITAL LIFE ESTATE TRUST

See AB trust.

CERTIFICATION OF TRUST

See abstract of trust.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Estate of James v. Peyton

In these consolidated interlocutory appeals arising from a personal injury action, we consider whether the circuit court erred in concluding that an amended motion for judgment properly names an administrator of an estate rather than the estate itself as a party defendant. Specifically, ...

Idoux v. Estate of Helou

On September 2, 2008, Idoux filed the present negligence action in the circuit court and identified the defendant as the "Estate of Raja Alexander Helou." On November 17, 2008, Idoux served the personal representative of the Estate with the complaint, after the relevant statute of ...

Williams v. COM., REAL ESTATE BOARD

The underlying facts in this matter are highly contested, and rather convoluted. In the fall of 2004, Williams was a licensed real estate agent working for Virginia Real Estate and Development, Inc. (VARED). On December 8, 2004, Williams entered into an agreement ...