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May 15, 2022
An Experienced Virginia Elder Law Attorney Answers the Most Frequently Asked Questions

If you find yourself typing “elder law attorney near me” into the search bar, you’ve already taken your first step to planning a better future. As you search, you may find more questions than answers. Planning for old age is stressful and confusing, so you want to do everything you can to get it right. […]

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April 15, 2022
What Virginia Real Estate Investors Must Know About Conditional Use Permits for Short-Term Rentals

Winchester, VA Real Estate Attorneys explain conditional use permits. Call (540) 277-9865 to schedule a consultation. Do you have a second home or property you would like to turn into a second revenue stream? You might consider making it a short-term rental property (STR). Many people who own a second home make a considerable income […]

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March 15, 2022
Buying or Selling Real Estate in Virginia? Experienced Lawyers for Real Estate Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions

Buying and selling real estate can be complicated. After the initial excitement wears off, you can quickly find yourself drowning in a sea of paperwork, wondering what to do. But not everyone understands every aspect of buying or selling real estate. On the other hand, real estate attorneys have the experience necessary to answer all […]

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February 15, 2022
Understanding the Implications of the Build Back Better Act if Passed on Your Virginia Estate Plan

If you follow the news regularly, or even once in a while, you’ve probably heard about President Biden’s proposed signature piece of legislation called the Build Back Better Act (BBBA).  While it is now looking unlikely that the BBBA will become law in its present state, it has been passed by the House of Representatives, […]

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January 15, 2022
What Is the STEP Act and How Can It Affect Your Virginia Estate Planning?

If you have money or assets that you plan to leave to your heirs, it would be prudent to consider having a well-thought-out estate plan. And if you already have an estate plan in place, you need to revisit it regularly and make adjustments according to any new rule changes or legislation. Unfortunately, changes in […]

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December 28, 2021
What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Planning in Virginia

Elder law is an aspect of long-term care and estate planning that many people don't think about when planning for their future and reaching a certain age. Many people then find themselves unable to pay for the care they need. But this doesn't have to happen to you. At McCarthy & Akers, PLC, our elder […]

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December 13, 2019
Estate Planning Checklist

Everyone should have a great estate plan—no matter what your age or financial situation. This is the legal documentation that helps those around you know and understand your wishes for your ongoing health and financial care, and who should care for your minor children or dependents should you become mentally or physically incapacitated and unable […]

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December 13, 2019
3 Most Common Threats To Your Estate And Family's Future

When you have spent a lifetime accumulating assets (also known as your “estate”), you need to consider both how to protect your assets for yourself and your heirs, and how to plan for disbursement of your estate upon your death. This is what encompasses estate planning. Whether a situation is complicated or simple, they all […]

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December 13, 2019
One Thing You Should NOT Do After Your Loved One Passes Away

If the worst has happened and a loved one has passed away, you may not know the best steps to take. You’re overcome by emotion and may not be thinking clearly. Or you may have gotten erroneous information from an online source, a friend or a loved one. The one thing you should NOT do […]

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May 15, 2022
An Experienced Virginia Elder Law Attorney Answers the Most Frequently Asked Questions
If you find yourself typing “elder law attorney near me” into the search bar, you’ve already taken your first step to planning a better future. As you search, you may find more questions than answers. Planning for old age is stressful and confusing, so
April 15, 2022
What Virginia Real Estate Investors Must Know About Conditional Use Permits for Short-Term Rentals
Winchester, VA Real Estate Attorneys explain conditional use permits. Call (540) 277-9865 to schedule a consultation. Do you have a second home or property you would like to turn into a second revenue stream? You might consider making it a short-term rental
March 15, 2022
Buying or Selling Real Estate in Virginia? Experienced Lawyers for Real Estate Answer the Most Frequently Asked Questions
Buying and selling real estate can be complicated. After the initial excitement wears off, you can quickly find yourself drowning in a sea of paperwork, wondering what to do. But not everyone understands every aspect of buying or selling real estate. On the
February 15, 2022
Understanding the Implications of the Build Back Better Act if Passed on Your Virginia Estate Plan
If you follow the news regularly, or even once in a while, you’ve probably heard about President Biden’s proposed signature piece of legislation called the Build Back Better Act (BBBA).  While it is now looking unlikely that the BBBA will become law in
January 15, 2022
What Is the STEP Act and How Can It Affect Your Virginia Estate Planning?
If you have money or assets that you plan to leave to your heirs, it would be prudent to consider having a well-thought-out estate plan. And if you already have an estate plan in place, you need to revisit it regularly and make adjustments according to any
December 28, 2021
What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Planning in Virginia
Elder law is an aspect of long-term care and estate planning that many people don't think about when planning for their future and reaching a certain age. Many people then find themselves unable to pay for the care they need. But this doesn't have to happen
December 13, 2019
Estate Planning Checklist
Everyone should have a great estate plan—no matter what your age or financial situation. This is the legal documentation that helps those around you know and understand your wishes for your ongoing health and financial care, and who should care for your
December 13, 2019
3 Most Common Threats To Your Estate And Family's Future
When you have spent a lifetime accumulating assets (also known as your “estate”), you need to consider both how to protect your assets for yourself and your heirs, and how to plan for disbursement of your estate upon your death. This is what encompasses
December 13, 2019
One Thing You Should NOT Do After Your Loved One Passes Away
If the worst has happened and a loved one has passed away, you may not know the best steps to take. You’re overcome by emotion and may not be thinking clearly. Or you may have gotten erroneous information from an online source, a friend or a loved one. The

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