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Why estate planning continues to matter

Early in January 2013, Congress enacted and the President signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, or the “2012 Tax Act,” and averted what many called “the fiscal cliff.” With the passage of the 2012 Tax Act, there are ...

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Elder Law: A special section

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present “Elder Law,” a special supplement to the Feb. 18, 2013 paper. This 16-page B-Section is sponsored by the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (VAELA). Here is the list of articles from the ...

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Lawmakers to target exploitation of elderly

(AP) — Advocates of tougher laws against financial exploitation of the elderly and mentally incapacitated will press their case in the General Assembly again in 2013, this time with the imprimatur of the Virginia State Crime Commission. Legislation dealing with ...

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Elder Law: A special supplement

Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to present “Elder Law,” a special supplement to the May 21, 2012 paper. This 12-page B-Section is sponsored by the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (VAELA). Here is the list of stories from this ...

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The advantages of Qualified Settlement Funds (access required)

You have been diligently preparing for an important upcoming trial. The trial date has been set; you are deep in trial preparation. You are in the middle of heated negotiations with the defense. Suddenly, the defense makes a settlement offer ...

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A uniform guardianship law celebrates its birthday (access required)

Let’s just admit it. It’s a mouthful, and none of us can say it three times fast – the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (Virginia Code § 37.2-1031 et seq). Effective on July 1, 2011, we’re now ...

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Basic estate and long-term planning a must for LGBT seniors (access required)

Virginia does not recognize same-sex marriages or domestic partnerships, and also does not recognize the validity of same-sex marriages or domestic partnerships entered into in other states. As a result, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population of Virginia ...

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