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Our Front Royal Wills & Trusts Services

Our Front Royal will and trust attorneys provide everything from crafting a will package and power of attorney to creating complex trusts and alternative estate planning documents.

Wills Vs Trusts

There are a number of differences between a will and a trust. These are just a few:

  • A will goes into effect after you die, while a trust becomes active as soon as it’s created and can govern your affairs while you are alive and after your death.
  • A will is in the public records, while a trust can be held privately.
  • A trust can pass property without probate.
  • A trust provides for disability while you are alive.
  • A trust can determine terms of inheritance for minor children or beneficiaries.

How Our Will and Trust Attorneys in Front Royal are Different

McCarthy & Akers, PLC Focuses On You.

We believe that the best estate plans are the result of a balanced collaboration between client and attorney. No two people or families are alike, and therefore, there are no “one-size-fits-all” estate plans.

That’s why we look at each situation individually, and work closely together with our clients to create a customized estate plan for their current and ongoing needs.

We are different from many will and trust attorneys in Front Royal in that our firm is focused on estate planning and has over 50 years of combined experience. Let us help you create your estate plan to protect you, your beneficiaries, and your assets.

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What Is "Life Care Planning" And How Does It Make McCarthy & Akers Different?

As An Elder Law Firm That Practices Life Care Planning, We Are Different From Other Firms In Our Goal, Our Method, And Our Structure.

You Can Learn More About The LCPLFA On Their Website.

What You Get From Life Care Planning

Our goal is primarily the quality of life and independence of the elder, rather than the preservation of the elder’s money for the next generation.

How Life Care Planning Supports Your Quality Of Life

Our method is holistic rather than narrow. We can help you to navigate not only legal matters, but also broader financial, medical, and situational problems that arise in elder care.

Why Our Team Is The Right One For You

In keeping with our goal and method, we’ve built our firm upon an interdisciplinary team, rather than upon legal specialists solely.

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    • Admitted to practice before all the Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of West Virginia; the Federal District Court for Western District of Virginia and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
    • Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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    • Members Winchester/Frederick County Bar Association
    • Members of the Warren County Bar Association
    • Members of the Fairfax County Bar Association
    • Members of the Prince William County Bar Association
    • Members of the Thomas More Law Center
  • Awards and Designations

    • Named among Virginia’s “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business Magazine
    • Lead Counsel Rated
    • Awarded the Distinguished Member designation by the Thomas More Law Center

    Our attorneys have tried cases at all levels of the Virginia Courts including appeals before the Virginia Supreme Court.

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