What Happens to My Assets if I Die Without a Will in Virginia?
“What happens to my stuff if I die without a will in Virginia?” is a question that I hear a lot. Passing away without a will is referred to as dying intestate and can have many unintended consequences. What “stuff” gets distributed? Your “stuff” passing intestate includes everything that would… Read more
Planning Your Facebook Legacy & Digital Heirs
Today (February 12, 2015), Facebook announced a new feature that allowed its users to designate a legacy contact — “a family member or friend who can manage their account when they pass away.” (See the Facebook Announcement). In the past and unless one designates a legacy contact now, the Facebook account of… Read more
Health Care Advance Directives — Easy, (Cheap), and Important
(photo source: shutter stock} No matter how old we are, most of us do not want to think about our own mortality. We eat fruits and vegetables, exercise sometimes, and religiously take our multivitamin. All should be fine for a good long while, right? We all have had unexpected and… Read more