Scott Golightlys path to becoming a lawyer was not one typically traveled. Before... more
Scott Golightlys path to becoming a lawyer was not one typically traveled. Before pursuing his law degree, Scott spent time as a mechanical engineering student, a professional bowler, a licensed Realtor, a substitute teacher and math tutor. In his mid-twenties, Scott began to pursue a career as a lawyer, enrolling at Christopher Newport University (CNU) to study political science and gover... view profile
My law practice focuses on the areas of criminal defense, family law and the... more
My law practice focuses on the areas of criminal defense, family law and the preparation of wills, powers of attorney and advance directives. During my 18 years in practice, I have handled litigation matters throughout Central Virginia. I appear regularly in the jurisdictions of Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Fluvanna, Goochland and Cumberland. Following my second year of law school, I served... view profile
A written will lets you decide what happens to your money and property after you die, while a living will lets you decide whether or not you wish to be placed on a medical life support system if you become disabled or incapacitated. Wills attorneys and living wills attorneys know all of the language that must be included in your will documents so that things happen the way you want. Because it's impossible for anyone to explain a will after his or her death, it is very important that the will meets all legal requirements. A wills attorney will ensure it does.