The Pandemic and Peace of Mind

There is no question that the entire world is in an unprecedented situation. The globalization of modern times makes the current pandemic both a critical health crisis and an economic upheaval on a massive scale. We are all in uncharted waters and relying on both experts and each other for solutions. And, of course, there […]

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Should You Have a Living Will?

Estate planning often conjures up the image of those towards the peak of their lives – not those who are young working professionals. It can be extremely difficult to think of us as mortal beings that will likely get older and face more medical challenges. However, it is important to keep in mind that it […]

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Newlyweds holding hands in a field.

6 Things About Estate Planning Newlyweds Should Consider

The establishment of marriage is all about joining two lives. For many couples, this includes bank accounts, taxes, and homes. But one very important aspect that many newlyweds don’t even consider is the creation of an estate plan.  While you may believe that estate plans are for those who are of older age, an estate […]

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Living trusts on a table.

Living Trusts: What to Know

In my conversations with clients I often find there is a lot of confusion about what a Living Trust is and how it can benefit someone. Part of my discussion of Living Trusts has to do with the fact that there are benefits to a client both during their life and after their death. This […]

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Woman on phone, looking at her digital assets.

Creating an Estate Plan? Don’t Forget Your Digital Life

With more and more technology now becoming a staple in our daily lives, it is very important to take your digital life into consideration when establishing an estate plan. Keeping up with one’s digital presence has been difficult in the past, but now that estate planning laws have almost caught up with technology, estate plans […]

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Reilly Law, PLC discusses whether or not you can write your own valid will.

Can I Write My Own Valid Will? Yes, but….

While no one likes to think about their death (hopefully at some distant time) the uncertainty of life and death makes just in case planning critical for everyone. A Will is a great tool to use when preparing your estate and your assets for what will happen to them upon your death. Consulting with an […]

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Reilly Law gives young families some guardianship considerations.

Guardianship Considerations for Young Families

If you have young children or are considering starting a family, then you need to familiarize yourself with Virginia’s guardianship process. As responsible parents, you must have a plan in place to protect your children’s best interests should you pass away or become incapacitated. If you don’t choose a guardian for your children, the court […]

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