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Who Will Inherit Whitney Houston’s Fortune Following Bobbi Kristina’s Death — and What Are the Lessons?

Nearly two decades before her death in 2012- singer Whitney Houston executed a will specifying how her assets would be distributed to any children she might have. That 1993 will provided…

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Life Insurance Can Still Play a Key Role As Part of an Estate Plan

Life insurance can be beneficial in replacing lost income for young families- but as people get older- it can also serve a purpose as part of an estate plan. Historically-…

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21 Attorneys Named to Virginia Business Magazine’s 2018 “Legal Elite”

Virginia Business Magazine released their 19th annual list of “Legal Elite” today, and we are pleased to announce that 21 ThompsonMcMullan attorneys were recognized on the list. Begun in 2000…

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Employee Arrests

If you discover that an employee has been arrested for a crime, you may decide to adopt a wait-and-see approach, especially if the arrest was for a minor offense or…

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Coronavirus & Your Right to Decide

Every American life is affected by the Coronavirus. Many of us – including the lawyer writing this text – have first responders in our families, heroes fighting a medical war…

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How Will the New Tax Law Affect You?

While most of the new tax law – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – has to do with reducing the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent- some…

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2023 VARJ Annual Conference

Civil litigation attorneys Rachel Adams and Billy Tunner were invited to present at this year’s annual Virginia Association of Regional Jails Conference, one of the largest correctional training conferences in…

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Understanding Medicare’s Hospice Benefit

Medicare’s hospice benefit covers any care that is reasonable and necessary for easing the course of a terminal illness. It is one of Medicare’s most comprehensive benefits and can be…

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The Need For a Compliance Management System

The reach of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) continues to expand.  Debt collectors of all shapes and sizes must familiarize themselves with the structure, purpose and activities of…

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Sixth Circuit Permits IRS to Force Sale of Residence Held by the Entireties Where Only One Co-owner Owed Tax

In 2002, the Supreme Court, in United States v. Craft, held that a federal tax lien could attach to one spouse’s interest in property held by the entireties even though…