THE 5-DAY PAY OR QUIT: ESSENTIAL NOTICE ELEMENTS

Virginia does not make it easy for landlords looking to pursue a tenant for non-payment of rent. While it does lay out a general process, the Virginia Residential Landlord Tenant Act has many details … [Read more...]

What happens if I don’t have a Power of Attorney in Virginia?

When a client calls and asks, "why do we need a power of attorney?" our answer always starts with the truth - that having a power of attorney can avoid additional time, cost and pain in the future … [Read more...]

Spooky Season: What to Know about Premises Liability and Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s important to start scanning your property now for any potential risks that could lead to liability. Halloween night is notorious for involving a lot of … [Read more...]

Will Contests in Virginia

Loosing a loved one is hard.  Learning that they were taken advantage of - and deciding whether or not to take legal action to go after those who have taken advantage of your loved one is even harder … [Read more...]

The Strength of a Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney is an incredibly important and, powerful, document that should be carefully considered when any person seeks to put this helpful and, in our current world, necessary document in … [Read more...]

Top Five Notary Problems We See When Reviewing Legal Documents in Virginia

It is very common in the legal and financial worlds for signature documents to require a notary certification.  A notary is a public official who acts as an unbiased witness to the identity the … [Read more...]

Restrictive Covenants and How They Control Your Ownership of Real Estate

  A person's home is their castle is a common phrase - with the connotation that a person has to a right to do what they want with their real property. While true in many respects, … [Read more...]

Proper Entity Registration with the SCC is Paramount for any Business. Period.

Can you imagine going through years and years of litigation, finally winning your case after a lengthy trial - only to learn that you are denied your judgment because your company was never properly … [Read more...]

Expiration of Nonpayment Eviction Protection in Virginia

A number of protections for Tenants in nonpayment eviction cases are set to expire in Virginia. Full protections as imposed by the Virginia General Assembly during the COVID-19 state of emergency … [Read more...]

Mental Health and Family Law

If you’re in the midst of a contested divorce or custody litigation, your mental health is almost certainly going to be an issue for you and your attorney to discuss.  Any time a court is being asked … [Read more...]