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Four Attorneys Named to 2014 Legal Elite

Barry Wilton, Paula Peaden, Steve Scarce and Ashley Harris have been named to the Virginia Business 2014 Legal Elite. This is the first time any attorney from Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden has been named to the list.

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Don Piacentini Speaks on Estate Planning Essentials 10/9/14 in Mechanicsville

Don Piacentini, president of the firm, will give a presentation titled  “Estate Planning Essentials You Need to Know (But are Afraid to Ask)” on Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. in Genesis Hall at Redeemer Catholic Church, 8275 Meadowbridge Road in Mechanicsville. Don will talk about important estate planning tools like wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advance medical directives. […]

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Firm is Proud Supporter of American Cancer Society

Parker, Pollard, Wilton and Peaden was a Platinum Corporate Sponsor for the 25th ACS-CCA Financial Golf Tournament on 9/29/2104 at Hermitage Country Club in Richmond. The sponsorship included tribute flags for cancer survivors, victims or loved ones affected by cancer. David Lingerfelt was the sponsoring attorney in memory of his father Ling.

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Who is the Trustee in the Deed of Trust?

Most of us do not have enough cash reserves to purchase our home without the assistance of a lender such as a bank or a credit union. If you own real property in Virginia that you purchased by borrowing funds from a lender, then you have most likely signed a document called a deed of […]

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How Property Passes as Part of an Estate

There are three ways your property passes to another person in the event of your death. I use the analogy that your property will travel along one of three roads from you to some other person. The first road is what I refer to as the Road of Law. This law, called intestate succession, applies […]

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Non-monetary Assets: Avoid a Legacy of Hate

People who plan their estates generally want their offspring to enjoy each other well after the parents have passed, but nothing breaks up a family faster than leaving a legacy of hate. Deciding whether to leave grandchildren or charities a monetary bequest, and what percentage to leave each child, is relatively simple. More difficult issues […]

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Who is the Trustee in the Deed of Trust?

Most of us do not have enough cash reserves to purchase our home without the assistance of a lender such as a bank or a credit union. If you own real property in Virginia that you purchased by borrowing funds from a lender, then you have most likely signed a document called a deed of […]

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Is Your Loved One’s Will Legally Binding?

In the months after a loved one’s death, procedures and deadlines are far from the minds of the family. Unfortunately however, a death in the family often leads to legal disputes over the deceased’s property. Lean economic times and the increased availability of legal forms on the internet have led more and more people to […]

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Ignition Interlock Devices: Painful Consequences of DUI

In Virginia, all those convicted of DUI must now have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle in order to drive on a restricted license, even if it’s a first DUI and there is no evidence of blood alcohol content at all. An ignition is a pain for a number of reasons: it is […]

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