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Virginia Probate – Estate and Gift Taxes

By Attorney Jennifer Kahl September 19, 2019 (Updated July 8, 2021) Many people are concerned about the potential of the “estate tax.” However, the vast majority of estates will not owe any estate tax. The Unified Tax Credit The Unified Tax Credit is the amount that...

Virginia Probate – Inheriting Real Estate

Virginia Probate – Inheriting Real Estate By Attorney Jennifer Kahl, August 12, 2019 (updated July 8, 2021) What happens to real estate in Virginia when someone dies? It depends on how the real estate was titled and whether the person had a will. The titling of...

Virginia Probate – The Laws of Intestacy

Virginia Probate — The Laws of Intestacy By Attorney Jennifer Kahl, July 16, 2019 (updated  July 8, 2021) What happens when a person dies without a Last Will and Testament? This is called dying “intestate.” The distribution of these estates is governed by the...