Practice Areas

Over the years our attorneys have handled numerous cases and transactions. The following areas of law are the primary areas of practice of this law firm. They include:

Business Services and Planning

We offer a full range of services including entity formation and maintenance, establishment of new corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, initial paperwork to incorporate including articles, bylaws, operating, agreements, and minutes, maintenance of corporate records, preparation of annual reports and minutes, registered agent services and transactional work, including preparation of agreements and documents such as purchase and sale agreements for business acquisitions, and contracts, shareholder agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, and succession planning.

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Churches and other Not for Profit Organizations

Formation and representation of 501(c)(3) and (4) organizations and Churches, including assistance with land transfers, acquisitions and financing and issues of incorporation.

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Representation of creditors in all phases of the debt collection process.

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Criminal and Traffic

Our attorneys represent clients charged with felonies, misdemeanors and traffic violations including, including DUI violations.

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Employment and Labor Law

Our attorneys have represented employers and employees over the years and have provided advice with respect to disciplinary matters, wrongful discharge matters, EEOC complaints, discrimination, sexual harassment and other regulatory matters. We have also defended and represented clients in courts and before administrative tribunals. We have prepared compensation and employment agreements and have worked with numerous clients in drafting non-compete and piracy agreements.

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Estate and Trust Administration and Litigation

Assistance with probate administration and trust administration to make sure the settlement of the estate or trust proceeds smoothly and without complication. We work with accountants and tax preparers as needed to make sure the fiduciary is fully informed as to his or her responsibilities. In the event there is no other way to resolve a dispute, we are prepared to litigate, including suits to impeach wills or to replace an executor or trustee that may be acting improperly.

Contact Attorneys: Jeff Nuckolls, Kim Holt

Family Law

In addition to addressing the personal conflicts that arise due to separation or divorce, a client also needs to be fully protected against the short and long term adverse economic conditions that arise when couples are going through a divorce. Our attorneys provide representation in divorce, custody, and support matters, including, separation agreements, Pendente Lite hearings, visitation, protective orders, spousal support and child support. We also prepare pre-marital and post-marital agreements.

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Personal Injury and General Litigation

Representation for people who have suffered injuries as a result of another party's negligence, including automobile, bicycle, motorcycle and other accidents, animal attacks, nursing home accidents, property damage, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and defective products. The law allows the injured victim to be compensated for certain losses and expenses, such as loss of wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering. In some instances, punitive damages may be awarded to punish a party that has been grossly negligent. Our attorneys work to resolve the matter if possible without litigation, but are more than prepared to take the matter to trial if that is the way to obtain the very best possible result for a client.

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Real Property and Land Use

Including Land Use and Development, Preparation of subdivision agreements, proformas, Rezoning, Preparation of rezoning applications, proffer statements, Use Permits, Partition Suits and Suits to Quiet Title, deed preparation, lease agreements and landlord and tenant issues and real estate financing. We can also serve as trustee of a deed of trust and assist trustees if they are called upon to initiate foreclosure.

Contact Attorneys: Rob Kinser, Jay Leftwich, Jeff Nuckolls

Residential and Commercial Real Estate Closings

Representing and providing quality legal services to individuals, builders and developers of residential and commercial properties, lenders, purchasers and sellers in real estate transactions as well as homeowners in refinancing their properties. Over the years our law firm has served as closing attorney and settlement agent for thousands of closings. While non-lawyers can perform settlement services in Virginia, there are certain services that only licensed attorneys can render.

Attorneys are the only Settlement Agents that can, by law, address, discuss, and if necessary, resolve your legal issues and inquiries immediately at the closing table. Attorneys are the only Settlement Agents qualified, by law, to resolve disputed matters through mediation and other methods of dispute resolutions. Attorneys are the only Settlement Agents qualified, by law, to provide legal advice on legal issues and address the legal requirements pertaining to each individual real estate transaction in conjunction with the customized needs of the parties involved.

Our attorneys review all documents presented for a real estate closing and settlement from a legal standpoint thereby avoiding potentially costly errors.

In additional to residential closing services, we have served as counsel for lenders and borrowers on numerous large commercial closings, including one most recently in 2013 involving a commercial loan in excess of thirty million dollars.

Contact Attorneys: Rob Kinser, Jeff Nuckolls

Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Estate Planning, including drafting wills Powers of Attorney, Advance Medical Directives, Trusts, Family Partnerships, and Guardianships and Conservatorships. We work with families and family businesses and view estate planning as a team effort, working with accountants, financial planners, trust departments and insurance advisors to help coordinate the planning process for the benefit of the client and his or her family.

Contact Attorneys: Jeff Nuckolls, Kim Holt