Virginia practices in the area of estate planning and estate administration. She assists in the preparation of all components of estate plans, wills, revocable trusts, durable powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, and living wills. She also advises individuals, families, and closely-held business owners on estate and business succession planning issues, gift planning to reduce potential estate taxes, and the preparation of gift tax returns, as well as the administration of decedent's estates. Virginia's practice experience also includes a wide range of business law matters and corporate transactions, including advising sponsors of, and investors in, private investment funds.
"Rising Star," North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2018
I counsel clients on various estate planning and administration matters. Each family is different and I enjoy working with clients to tailor an estate plan to their individual circumstances. I handle everything from the simplest estate plans for a young growing family, to plans for blended family scenarios, to planning for high net worth individuals with complex business and estate tax situations. Our firm is uniquely positioned to provide excellent assistance to entrepreneurs due to the depth of our corporate, real estate, and intellectual property practices, and I enjoy the opportunity to work with my colleagues to implement a cohesive business succession plan and achieve the best results for our client. In my free time, I take advantage of living at the coast – I love cooking and eating fresh seafood and spending time at the beach or on the water with my family.
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