Virginia Beach Estate Planning Attorney

Experienced lawyer safeguarding your future

Far too many people fail to consider estate planning. However, proper estate planning can secure assets for your retirement and ensure that your exact wishes regarding asset distribution are honored after your death. It can also prevent controversy and minimize strife and anger among family members and friends.

At Joseph W. Hood, Jr.  & Associates/Messman Law, PLC the estate-planning lawyer is highly skilled at helping clients set up an estate plan that meets their exact goals. Armed with several years of legal experience, my firm is readily able to handle estates of nearly any size.

Whether you are concerned about providing for the guardianship of minor children, creating healthcare directives or managing the tax implications associated with your passing, an attorney in Virginia Beach can help. I am dedicated to creating an estate plan that meets your needs from the very beginning. Although circumstances may change, we strive to establish a plan that eliminates potential legal issues. I understand that each estate is different and that everyone has unique wishes. As a result, my firm utilizes a variety of estate planning tools to help our clients achieve their estate planning goals, including:

  • Last wills and testaments
  • Trusts: including revocable and irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts, charitable giving trusts and more
  • Advanced health care directives or living wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Guardianships

Contact our knowledgeable estate planning attorneys

Do not wait to start planning your estate. Call 757-918-7807 or contact me online to schedule an appointment with an experienced estate planning attorney. I will provide you with the tools needed to create a proper estate plan.

Joseph W. Hood, Jr. & Associates/Messman Law, PLC

Convenient Beach Tower Location

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