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.
I am the managing partner of The Heritage Law Group. A regional law firm with four... more
I am the managing partner of The Heritage Law Group. A regional law firm with four offices in the Hampton Roads area offering personalized services. I personally focus my practice on estate planning, estate, trust and conservatorship administration, fiduciary services, fiduciary litigation, asset protection, wealth preservation, elder law, and business planning. However, our Firm handle... view profile
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
In addition to numerous Bar positions, Ms. Scott engages in community service... more
In addition to numerous Bar positions, Ms. Scott engages in community service activities. She also serves on nonprofit Boards in Virginia and is a past officer of the Parents Council of Washington, serving the D.C. metropolitan area.
Andrew H. “Andy” Hook is the president of Hook Law Center, where he practices in the... more
Andrew H. “Andy” Hook is the president of Hook Law Center, where he practices in the areas of elder law, estate and trust administration, estate, tax, retirement and financial planning, long-term care planning, asset protection planning, special needs planning, business succession planning and personal injury settlement consulting.
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.