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Changes In Tax Laws And Their Impact On Estate Planning

The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA), commonly referred to as the “Trump Tax Cuts,” made significant changes not only to income taxes, but to estate taxes as well.  Many of these changes may impact your estate plan, and could warrant a review of existing documents, or even the development of a new plan […]

Apportionment Of Military Retirement In Divorce

Navigating a divorce has many layers of complexities.  Navigating a divorce in a military marriage has added layers of complexity.  One of those added layers is the issue of apportionment of military retirement.  In a Virginia divorce proceeding, a military spouse is not automatically entitled to receive a marital share of the military member’s disposable […]

Preserving Your Case: Preparing And Retaining Evidence

Most people are familiar with the phrase “it’s not what you know, it’s what you can prove.” Unfortunately, this phrase is too rarely put to practice by small businesses and individuals engaged in business.  In every consultation one of the first questions I ask clients, after they have shared their facts with me, is what […]

Automotive Insurance Coverage Unpacked

As a personal injury lawyer with over twenty years of experience, the most important advice I give to friends, family, and clients often has more to do with insurance than it does with law.  Much of what I do deals with the facts and circumstances of each individual case.  Where, when, and how did the accident […]

What To Do After A Car Accident

What should you do when you’ve been hit in a car accident? Car accidents can be life altering events and most people will suffer an accident at least once in their life. Insurance industry numbers point to people being involved in a car accident about once every 18 years or so. This means that throughout the course […]

Tom Hunter Named President of 2016 Hampton Bar Association

Congratulations to Hunter Law Firm’s Tom Hunter, who has been selected to be the President of the Hampton Bar Association for 2016! Tom has more than thirty years’ experience as an attorney in Hampton, VA, and has previously served on the Virginia State Bar Board of Ethics, as well as numerous other charitable, civic and professional boards.

Overturned Tanker Truck Kills Three

In October 2013, a tanker truck loaded with 8,500 gallons of gasoline turned over, slid into a pickup truck, exploded and then collided with another truck on Interstate 81 in Smyth County. According to Virginia State Police, two men were killed instantly: the tanker truck driver (48-year-old Frank Skeens of Castlewood) and the pickup truck […]

12-Year-Old Girl Injured As She Waits For School Bus

Emileigh Gulrud of Virginia Beach is in the hospital recovering from injuries she sustained at the bus stop on October 2, 2013. A Ford Explorer ran a stop sign at the intersection of Aragona and Kellum, colliding with a Toyota Tacoma and pushing the Tacoma onto Emileigh. She is currently in intense pain as she […]

Group Emphasizes Pet Safety In Automobiles

Auto manufacturers are looking for ways to make pets safer in collisions. The Center for Pet Safety, a nonprofit group in Reston, has partnered with Subaru to try and find effective seat belts for dogs by using crash-test dummies that resemble a terrier, a border collie and a golden retriever. Researchers believe that a three-point […]

Heiress Involved In Fatal Accident

The heiress to the Mars, Inc. candy fortune recently crossed the median and collided with a minivan in northern Virginia. Police state that 73-year-old Jacqueline Badger Mars was westbound on Route 50 near Briar Patch Lane in Aldie, when her Porsche SUV crossed over into oncoming traffic at about 2:30 p.m. on October 8, 2013. […]


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