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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update At Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden, P.C., we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak, and are prepared to quickly respond and adapt in order to maintain operations and service to our clients. We are committed to providing the best possible service to you, our valued client, while maintaining a safe workplace for our […]

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Family Law Attorney Pam Herrington Joins Firm

We are pleased to announce family law attorney Pamela Herrington has joined the firm.  A native Richmonder, Pam has extensive trial experience throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. She counsels both women and men in divorce cases that often include high stakes child custody proceedings and large asset equitable distribution claims. Pam received her law degree […]

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The Effects of Divorce on Your Estate Plan

Divorce is an unfortunate reality for over half of all married couples.  From a legal standpoint, divorce sets changes in motion that can affect not only your life, but also your legacy. Divorce allows each person the legal right to re-marry and new children and/or step-children may come into the picture. Property division can be […]

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Leave a Legacy of Love with Three Essential Documents

It’s rather astonishing when celebrities, professional athletes, and other famous or wealthy individuals do not leave a will.  A will states one’s wishes as to how property is to be distributed at death, and names an executor or executors to manage the estate until its final distribution. This year’s untimely death of a famed musician […]

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Don’t Overpay – Draft or Revise Your Trust Today

Avoiding probate court can save a grieving family the time, money and frustration that come with probating the deceased’s estate. One of the most valuable estate planning tools for avoiding probate court is a revocable living trust. You can protect virtually any type of asset you own from probate costs by establishing a revocable living […]

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Pending legislation would significantly alter foreclosure requirements

Senate Bill 1327, which passed the Virginia Senate unanimously on February 2, 2021, would introduce significant changes in Virginia foreclosures if passed by the House of Delegates and signed by the Governor.  Most significantly, under SB 1327, a lender would be required to give 60 days’ notice to the property owner and any subordinate lienholders, […]

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New laws change the landscape for “heirs property” in Virginia

In Virginia, any co-owner of real property (excluding spouses who own property as tenants by the entirety) has the right to file a suit for partition—a specialized lawsuit in which the circuit court determines who the owners are, and divides the property among them.  To take a simple case, consider a twelve-acre parcel of unimproved […]

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Family Law Attorney Pamela Herrington Joins the Firm

The firm’s attorneys, paralegals, and staff welcome Pamela M. Herrington, a native Richmonder specializing in family law. Much of Pamela’s practice involves contested divorce and custody cases wherein all aspects are litigated; she has extensive trial experience throughout jurisdictions in Virginia. Pamela has been a practicing attorney for 20 years. She earned her J.D. from […]

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