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Tag Archives: Wills & Trusts

Will omits heirs and gives all to charities (access required)

Where the decedent’s will created a trust, and the designated trustee predeceased the decedent, the income from the residuary estate goes to the trust beneficiaries, a group of charities, and not to the decedent’s blood relatives, who were “explicitly and ...

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Important Opinions January – December 2018 (access required)

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The “Important Opinions” that appear each week on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly are those chosen by our editors as the most likely to impact law practice or a given subject area of law. Below is a listing, ...

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Role of trustee made easier with ‘letter of wishes’ (access required)

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By Alexander A. Bove Jr. and Melissa Langa BridgeTower Media Newswires Before she died, one of your long-term clients appointed you as trustee of a family trust for the benefit of her three children, currently ages 18, 23 and 28. ...

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