I have lived in the Williamsburg area for over 20 years and find Williamsburg a... more
I have lived in the Williamsburg area for over 20 years and find Williamsburg a wonderful place to live and raise a family. I am a veteran of the U.S. Army and my husband is retired from the Army. We have two children, ages 13 and 17. Our daughter attends Walsingham Academy, and our son attends Lafayette high school. Our son is a strong athlete who plays football and lacrosse. Our daughter is... view profile
Christine Andreoli earned her Juris Doctorate from the Villanova University School... more
Christine Andreoli earned her Juris Doctorate from the Villanova University School of Law. Post-graduation, Ms. Andreoli joined a well-known large law firm in Washington DC where she worked for four successful years in the Litigation and Controversy section. Enjoying the practice of law but eager to strike out on her own, Ms. Andreoli opened her own firm in 2010. Today, Christine Andreoli f... view profile
I practiced law in the Boston area for over 20 years before moving to Virginia in... more
I practiced law in the Boston area for over 20 years before moving to Virginia in 1999 to help care for my parents, so I have experienced many of the challenges my clients and their loved ones address in the estate planning process. For that reason, I can speak from personal experience when I counsel clients about the benefits of estate planning, and the difference good planning and sound docum... view profile
When a person is too young to make decisions or is incapacitated and can no longer care for their own interests, guardian law allows the court to appoint someone to make legal and welfare decisions for them. A legal guardian may be appointed as a limited decision-maker or an all-purpose decision-maker. For example, children whose parents are divorcing often have limited legal guardians help decide custody issues. Nursing home residents may need a general legal guardian to make all their welfare decisions for them. Guardianship lawyers advise you about the appropriate legal guardianship for your particular circumstances. They also help with guardianship forms and other legal paperwork, and represent the guardian once one is appointed.