Lee Law Office serves Henrico County Virginia and provides comprehensive legal advice to clients countywide on elder law and estate planning issues. Lee Law Office offers representation to people of all ages on estate planning matters, including avoidance of estate taxes, special needs planning for disabled relatives, and facilitating the timely transfer of assets to heirs or beneficiaries.
Our legal team also provides representation on issues related to retirement planning, business planning, incapacity planning, financial planning and more. We are also familiar with the Henrico County probate court system and can represent executors of an estate, heirs or beneficiaries who stand to inherit and those seeking guardianship.
If you live within Henrico County, VA and want advice on using effective legal tools to build a secure plan for your future, address end-of-life issues or cope with the death of a loved one, our firm can help. Give us a call today to find out about the compassionate, knowledgeable legal services that we can offer you.
Life in Henrico County, Virginia
Henrico County, Virginia is a county that is located within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The area that is Henrico County today was first settled back in 1611 when the Citie of Henricus was founded on a peninsula on Farrar’s Island. By 1634, Henrico Shrine became one of the eight Shrines of Virginia which were originally established within the Virginia Colony by the British. The territory which was once part of Henrico Shrine has broken off into 10 separate counties today, with Henrico County, or the County of Henrico as it is officially called, making up one of those counties.
Henrico County today has a population of more than 320,000 people. The County is the fifth largest in terms of population within the commonwealth of Virginia. It is considered to be a part of the greater Richmond Region and it curves around Richmond, surrounding the city to the east, the north, and the west.
The County is home to the Richmond International Raceway and to Richmond International Airport, and its county seat was located within Richmond until 1974, even though the city government for the city of Richmond became independent of the county all the way back in 1842. Now, its county seat is located in the western part of the county in Laurel.
Seniors in Henrico County, Virginia
Henrico County is home to a diverse population of people of all different ages and races. However, as of the most recent census, 8.5 percent of households were comprised of a senior aged 65 or older living alone. When seniors live independently, they often require support services.
EngAGE in Henrico County provides information for seniors and assistance obtaining community resources including help with transportation, housing, and nutrition. Seniors can reach out to the Henrico County Community Resource Line at 804-501-5294 or can connect with the Capital Area Agency on Aging at 804-343-3000 to reach out to Senior Connections. Seniors can also reach a senior navigator by calling 1-866-393-0975.
Lee Law Office will also provide assistance to seniors in learning both what benefits programs they can become eligible for and in making plans to ensure eligibility for means-tested programs like Medicaid that could help older Henrico County residents afford the costs associated with nursing home care or long term care.
Courts in Henrico County, Virginia
Lee Law Office also provides assistance navigating the court system in Henrico County if you must go to court to obtain guardianship over an incapacitated loved one or if someone you love passed away and you need to probate his estate.
Within Henrico County, the Clerk of the Circuit Court has the authority to probate wills, appoint and qualify executors, appoint trustees, and qualify conservators or guardians. You can find the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office within the Henrico County Courts Building on the second floor in room 240. The building is located at 4301 East Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23228.
If you must go to court, you should have a legal advocate who can help you to understand the court process and who can help you to fulfill your role and protect your rights within this process. Lee Law Office is trusted by clients throughout Henrico County to provide help with all matters that come before the clerk of the circuit court.
Getting Help from a Henrico County, Virginia Elder Law and Estate Planning Lawyer
If you live in Henrico County and you want help from a trusted legal professional who can offer you advice on planning for incapacity, controlling your legacy, planning for your retirement and more, Lee Law Office is here to help. Give us a call today to find out more about how Henrico County elder law and estate planning attorney can help you.