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Trusts Attorney in Fairfax

Virginia Estate Planning Lawyer

Most people who are in the process of revising and drafting estate plans are doing so because the plan will benefit their family members. Trusts are a type of estate planning instrument that allows you to pass along property and assets to your loved ones. There are many types of trusts, and they can be tailored to specific purposes. The Law Office of Richard L. Downey in Fairfax, Virginia can help you determine which type of trust will best serve your estate planning needs.

Our lawyer represents clients from all walks of life and all income levels. To schedule your consultation to discuss your estate planning needs, call us at 703-273-8800.

The Power of Trusts

Attorney Richard L. Downey is committed to fully evaluating your situation and tailoring an estate plan that meets your goals. He is an accomplished and experienced lawyer who can help you care for yourself, your family and your property now, in the years to come and as your legacy endures.

Our firm will advise you on the types of trusts that are available. Depending on your situation and your goals, you may choose to establish one or several of the following types:

  • Living trust: can be modified while you are alive
  • Testamentary trust: becomes effective upon your death
  • Special needs trust: established for special needs individuals in a manner that does not compromise their government benefits

Individuals and entities can be recipients of trusts. For example, you may establish a trust for your grandchild as well as your favorite charity.

Our firm offers comprehensive estate planning and estate litigation services. In addition to trusts, we draft, review and revise wills, medical directives, guardianships and more.

Schedule Your Consultation to Learn More

You can provide your loved ones with financial security through the formation of trusts. Contact our office today online or by phone at 703-273-8800 to schedule an appointment to discuss how the power of trusts can be put to work for you.