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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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Now Is the Time to Review Your Medicare Options

Are you happy with your current Medicare plan or plans? Now is the time to think about whether you are in the right plan or whether a new plan could…

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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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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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Can I Give My Kids $15-000 a Year?

If you have it to give- you certainly can- but there may be consequences should you apply for Medicaid long-term care coverage within five years after each gift. The $15-000…

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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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Will My Advance Directive Work in Another State?

Making sure your end-of-life wishes are followed no matter where you happen to be is important. If you move to a different state or split your time between one or…

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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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What Is the Difference Between a 401(k) and an IRA?

The terms 401(k) and individual retirement account (IRA) are bandied about quite a bit when discussing retirement planning- but what are the actual differences between the two? The main distinction…

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How Much Money Can You Have and Still Qualify for Medicaid?

In order to be eligible for Medicaid benefits a nursing home resident may have no more than $2,000 in “countable” assets (the figure may be somewhat higher in some states)….