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What are the benefits of a Subchapter 5 bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a legal process that can help individuals and businesses eliminate or repay their debts under the protection of the bankruptcy court. One type of bankruptcy that has recently gained … [Read more...]

Involuntary Commitment Hearings in Virginia

If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a serious mental health disorder, or are currently experiencing a mental health crisis, the involuntary commitment process in Virginia is  vitally important to … [Read more...]

Evidence Practice in Virginia- How to get records in?

In many divorce or custody trials, it can be challenging to present all of the necessary facts and evidence to the Judge for consideration in what are often very short amounts of time, sometimes no … [Read more...]

Probate vs. Administration, Executor vs. Administrator? What’s the difference in Virginia?

We often have clients call and seek assistance handling an estate when a someone passes.  One of the first questions we are often asked is what the difference is between Probate vs. Administration and … [Read more...]

Filing for Custody and Visitation-What to Do in Virginia?

When a relationship ends, it’s not uncommon for difficulties to arise between parents in regards to sharing time with their children. When any parent, or indeed, any person, finds themselves needing … [Read more...]

Deposit Link

Our primary goal when assisting clients with residential and commercial real estate transactions it to make the buying and selling process as seamless as possible.  In keeping with this goal, WMMLegal … [Read more...]

Appeals in Virginia Criminal Cases

On January 1, 2022, one of the largest shifts in criminal law occurred in the Commonwealth.  For the first time since its inception in 1985, all criminal cases that are appealed to the Court are … [Read more...]


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...]

The five (5) top benefits to having a will in Virginia

We see a lot of articles out there with misinformation as to whether or not you should have a will.  As a Virginia resident it is always our recommendation - no matter the size of an estate - that an … [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...]