Kristina Beavers is licensed in both California and Virginia although she has... more
Kristina Beavers is licensed in both California and Virginia although she has recently had her license moved to an inactive status in California because she doesn't spend as much time there as before. Her main office is located in Yorktown, VA where her practice is geared toward the individual and small business clients that are located in the areas of Yorktown, Newport News, Hampton, Glou... view profile
Why So Many Avoid Preparing Their Wills Many lawyers do not prepare wills and trusts... more
Why So Many Avoid Preparing Their Wills Many lawyers do not prepare wills and trusts for lower- to middle-class clients because of the detailed effort required without the financial rewards. Because of the high fees, the recession and the general desire to avoid the topic of death, more than half of the people in our country are without any estate planning. Those who can't afford to pay thous... view profile
Rebecca L Evans, Attorney-at-Law, is an Associate Attorney at the Law Firm of... more
Rebecca L Evans, Attorney-at-Law, is an Associate Attorney at the Law Firm of Deborah N Arthur. Earning her B.S. in Public Administration with a minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University in 2009, she continued her education, earning her J.D. from George Mason University in 2012. Rebecca L Evans spent two years of her law school time clerking for the Law Firm. She ... view profile
Everyone needs some form of estate planningwhether youre starting a family or... more
Everyone needs some form of estate planningwhether youre starting a family or retiringa comprehensive estate and asset protection plan allows you to make important decisions about your finances, family and health care during your lifetime.
A power of attorney is a document you sign to give someone else the right to make legal decisions for you. Unlike a guardianship, you determine the decision makers' authority by the language used in the power of attorney form; you can limit it to health matters, financial issues, or any combination of powers that suits your needs. For example, if you are having heart surgery, you might consider appointing a family member with power of attorney over your health care, in case decisions need to be made and you aren't able to make them. Lawyers with expertise drafting power of attorney forms make sure the decision-making authority you are giving someone matches what you have in mind.