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Avoid Disagreements Between Your Power of Attorney Holder and Health Care Proxy

A durable power of attorney and a health care proxy are two important but different estate planning documents.  Both allow other people to make decisions for you in the event…

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Eight Named in Legal Elite

Seven of ThompsonMcMullan’s attorneys have been named to Legal Elite by Virginia Business Magazine. Mark R. Colombell in Construction, Robert A. Dybing in Civil Litigation, R. Shawn Majette in Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder…

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Offshore Wind Delegation Panel

Energy and Telecommunications attorney Cliona Robb will speak at this year’s event hosted by Virginia Beach Economic Development. Speaking to delegates and representatives from the UK, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Denmark,…

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Virginia CLE Advanced Elder Law Seminar

Shawn Majette will speak at the Virginia CLE Advanced Elder Law Seminar on September 12, 2019.

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The Federal Trade Commission Flexes Its Muscles

Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) took aim at a debt collection agency by filing a complaint in federal court in Texas.  The FTC can file a complaint and…

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Estate Planning for a Vacation Home

If you are lucky enough to own a vacation home- then you need to figure out what will happen to it after you are gone. Many parents hope to keep…

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Medicare Now Covers Conversations About End-of-Life Care

Medicare beneficiaries may now discuss options for care at the end of life with their health care providers. Beneficiaries of course were already free to talk about advance care planning…

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Buckley Warden wins Litigation category for Virginia in the 2018 ILO/Lexology Client Choice Awards

J. Buckley Warden IV was selected as a recipient for the 2018 Client Choice Awards. International Law Office and Lexology partner to present this award. Buckley was the exclusive winner…

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The Use of Immediate Annuities in Medicaid Planning for Married Couples

Immediate annuities can be a useful tool to protect the spouse of a nursing home resident who applies for Medicaid. These types of annuities allow the nursing home resident to…

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in response to the coronavirus outbreak.  The Senate passed the same legislation on March…