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Court Makes Ruling in Sadie M. Castruccio v. Estate of Peter A. Castruccion et al.

On August 25, 2017, the Court of Appeals in the Sadie M. Castruccio v. Estate of Peter A. Castruccion et al., No 79, September Term 2016 ruled that a testator’s…

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Disinheriting a Spouse

Many states, the Commonwealth of Virginia included, do not permit the complete disinheritance of a spouse. While an individual may have broad leeway to craft the provisions in their Will…

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To Probate or Not to Probate

By Trusts and Estates Attorney Kerri Castellini I find myself in a number of initial estate planning meetings defending the underdog:  Probate.  Clients tell me that their sole goal for…

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