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Elizabeth Wood Joins PPWP as Firm Administrator

We are pleased to announce our new firm administrator, Elizabeth Wood. Elizabeth is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has over 20 years of management and accounting experience in law firms. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management and Accounting from Moravian College and graduated summa cum laude from Eastern University with a Masters of Business […]

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Aubrey H. Brown III is Named Director and Shareholder

Parker, Pollard, Wilton & Peaden, P.C. is pleased to announce that Aubrey H. Brown III has been named a director and shareholder of the firm. Aubrey joined PPWP in 2011 after a one-year clerkship with the Virginia Beach Circuit Court. Aubrey practices in the areas of family law and domestic relations, residential real estate, personal […]

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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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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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IRS Tax Problem? Consider Hiring Counsel.

Debt owed to any creditor is never ultimate, but problems with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service elicit a special dread. Not only is the IRS a uniquely powerful creditor, but it is also a uniquely large and complex bureaucracy. When taxpayers receive letters from the IRS proposing an audit, change to tax returns, or demand […]

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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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