Comprehensive Virginia estate planning services since 1978

The creation of a flexible, comprehensive estate plan should be a priority for anyone in Virginia who has experienced a significant change in family status, including divorce, adoption or remarriage. At Barnes & Diehl, P.C., an estate planning attorney can assist you with the drafting and implementation of a legally sound estate plan designed to:

  • Avoid excessive taxation
  • Distribute your property and assets according to your wishes
  • Assign persons responsible for the care of minor children
  • Avoid issues in probate between family members 

With a tradition of experience and devotion to Family Law, Barnes & Diehl, P.C. has assisted hundreds of clients in Richmond and throughout the state on all aspects of creating an effective estate plan:

  • Wills & Trusts: including “Living Wills”, Advanced Medical Directives and Powers of Attorney ( VISIT our Elder Law page for more information)
  • Care of minor children
  • Protection / retitling of assets
  • Divorce / Child Custody Issues
  • Designation of executors / beneficiaries

The key to avoiding confusion and the needless waste of time and money in probate is through clear communication directly between the attorney and their client. At Barnes & Diehl, P.C., we pride ourselves not only on our resources and experience but on the personal attention we provide to each Virginia client.

A Virginia estate planning attorney from our office will take the time to sit down and discuss your needs and goals on a one-to-one basis. Your phone calls will be returned promptly and your questions answered in a plain language that you can understand. In addition, our “team” approach makes every member of our staff responsible for the successful resolution of your legal issue – VISIT our Team Approach page for more information.


At Barnes & Diehl, P.C., we listen to our clients. It is the only way we can be sure that they understand their rights, their options and the consequences of their decisions. For more information on Virginia estate planning services, CONTACT a Wills and Trusts lawyer from Barnes & Diehl, P.C. today at one of our three Richmond offices.

VISIT our Family Practice Overview page for more information on other areas of practice, including divorce, child custody and adoption.

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