Virginia Probate – Estate and Gift Taxes

By Attorney Jennifer Kahl September 19, 2019 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 each person can gift...

Virginia Probate – Inheriting Real Estate

By Attorney Jennifer Kahl, August 12, 2019 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 real estate If a person owns real estate as tenants by the entirety or...

Virginia Probate – The Laws of Intestacy

By Attorney Jennifer Kahl, July 16, 2019 What happens when a person dies without a Last Will and Testament? This is called dying “intestate.” The distribution of such an estate is governed by the Virginia’s laws of intestacy. What property is subject to the intestacy...