Sarah focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, and estate litigation. She also assists clients with formation of business entities, business succession planning, as well as with mergers and acquisitions.
Sarah has significant experience advising clients to plan for death and disability utilizing wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance medical directives. Developing plans which incorporate trust funding and business succession planning where appropriate, she works to help clients achieve their estate planning objectives while also ensuring those objectives are implemented efficiently and effectively.
Sarah also advises trustees and court appointed executors in the administration of trusts and estates in the Commonwealth ensuring the proper administration from the date of death through the notices to creditors, final distributions, and court ordered accounting requirements.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2020 Top Lawyer for Wills, Trusts & Estates||Coastal Virginia Magazine||2020|
|National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Graduate Award||Regent University||2016|
|Law Clerk||Second Judicial Circuit||2016 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia Women Attorneys Association (Hampton Roads chapter)||Treasurer||2018 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Virginia Beach Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|NBI||Estate Administration from Start to Finish||2019|
|Women in Defense 10th Annual Professional Development Day||What Women in Government Contracting Need to Know About Estate Planning||2019|