Category: Probate

Tips You Need When It Comes to Ancillary Probate


When it comes to estate planning, many of us have heard about the probate process and how to effectively plan to avoid it. Did you know, however, that there is a particular type of probate proceeding called ancillary probate that your estate may still be subject to? Ancillary probate is a probate proceeding that is… Read more »

Don’t Be Caught Unprepared! Avoid Probate.


Most likely you have heard about the nasty inheritance battles between family members of deceased celebrities. Robin Williams comes to mind. However, these fights aren’t limited to the rich and famous. Probate is the court process that validates a Will.  If there is no Will, the estate will be distributed according to Virginia law. Many… Read more »