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Legal Writing for the Digital Reader

Appellate attorney John O’Herron authored a piece for the VBA Fall Journal titled “Legal Writing for the Digital Reader”, which can be read in its entirety here. It is becoming…

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Four Provisions People Forget to Include in Their Estate Plan

Even if you’ve created an estate plan- are you sure you included everything you need to? There are certain provisions that people often forget to put in in a will…

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Substantial Changes to Virginia Employment Laws

On July 1, 2020, several pieces of legislation that significantly change the Virginia employment law landscape went into effect.  These laws are generally employee friendly. Increased Discrimination Protections Discrimination on the…

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Medicaid’s Coverage of Nursing Home Care

For better and for worse, Medicaid is the primary method of paying for nursing home care in the United States. But navigating the Medicaid system is complicated and confusing. Here are…

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Medicare recipients to receive free at-home Covid-19 tests

The federal government’s Medicare and Medicaid agency has announced that those who receive Medicare, and those under Medicare Advantage, will be given access to free, at-home coronavirus tests beginning this…

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Tailoring a Will and Power of Attorney for Multiple States

If you own property — whether houses- bank accounts- or vehicles — in more than one state- do you need estate planning documents for each state? The answer is probably…

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Maximizing Social Security Survivor’s Benefits

Social Security survivor’s benefits provide a safety net to widows and widowers. But to get the most out of the benefit- you need to know the right time to claim….

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Many Still Unaware that Medicaid Coverage is Now Available for Chronic Conditions

If you are a Medicare beneficiary receiving skilled care for a chronic condition, you no longer have to show improvement in order to have the care covered, but your provider…

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Why You Should Keep Stockbroker Receipts

Gains from the sale of property are generally subject to federal (and, usually, state) income tax (sometimes referred to as “capital gains tax”).  The amount of gain subject to tax…

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3 Little-Known Strategies to Maximize Social Security Benefits

While collecting Social Security benefits may seem straightforward- there are actually several strategies for collecting benefits — especially if you are married — that can increase your retirement benefits. There…