Blog

What Happens to My Debts When I Pass Away Virginia?

September 22, 2023

When someone passes away, it’s natural for the family and loved ones to wonder what happens to the individual’s debts. At Jennifer Porter Law, PLLC, we understand how crucial it is to have a clear picture of how debts are managed posthumously in Virginia. Therefore, we are here to guide you through this process with…

Read More

How Can I Protect My Assets from Taxes and Other Liabilities in Virginia?

September 22, 2023

In today’s volatile economic environment, safeguarding your assets should be a priority. Fortunately, at Jennifer Porter Law, we offer guidance in protecting your assets from various liabilities including taxes, lawsuits, and other unforeseen circumstances that you might encounter in Virginia.   Why Asset Protection is Crucial Asset protection stands as a pivotal element in securing…

Read More

What is Estate Planning, and Why is it Necessary?

September 22, 2023

You’ve worked hard to build your life, take care of your family, and accumulate assets. So, what happens to all you’ve built when you’re no longer around to manage it? That’s where estate planning comes in. It’s not just for the wealthy or the elderly; it’s for everyone who wants to ensure their affairs are…

Read More

What is a Will, and How Does it Differ from a Trust?

September 22, 2023

Life is filled with unpredictability, and that’s why planning for the future is crucial. Many of us have heard about wills and trusts but aren’t quite sure about the specifics. Here at Jennifer Porter Law, PLLC, we’re all about making complex legal terms accessible and understandable for everyone in Virginia. So let’s break down what…

Read More

What Happens if I Die Without a Will?

September 22, 2023

Thinking about what happens after we’re gone isn’t always pleasant, but it’s crucial for ensuring your loved ones are taken care of. When you pass away without a will anywhere in Virginia, your estate will be distributed according to state laws rather than your personal wishes. At Jennifer Porter Law, PLLC, we’re committed to helping…

Read More

Who Should I Choose as My Executor or Trustee in Virginia?

September 22, 2023

When it comes to planning for your future and protecting your loved ones, assigning an executor or a trustee is a crucial step. An executor is the person you designate to handle your estate after your passing, while a trustee manages your trust, if you have one. It’s a significant responsibility, and your choice can…

Read More

Jennifer Porter Selected for Best Lawyers in America® 2024

August 25, 2023

We are excited to announce that Jennifer Porter has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in the United States. The Best Lawyers organization works in partnership with U.S. News, so many people are familiar with their rankings. Attorneys are chosen to be included based on their ratings by attorneys in the same practice…

Read More

Road to Recovery: 10 Vital Steps to Take After an Accident

July 24, 2023

A car accident can turn your world upside down, literally as well as figuratively. In the midst of the chaos and confusion, you need to take certain steps to protect yourself. Many personal injury attorneys tell you to call them right away after an accident. At Jennifer Porter Law, my team and I are ready…

Read More

Beware of Pressure Tactics After an Accident

July 6, 2023

GEICO and other insurance companies that handle car accident claims in DC, Maryland, and Virginia spend millions of dollars to create a friendly corporate image. All they want to do is help–if you believe the ads. It’s true, actually, but the ones they want to help are their shareholders. Insurance companies are in business to…

Read More