Legal Blog

Tax Credits for Donating Conservation Easements: What You Need to Know and Why You Should Take Advantage

November 09, 2018

It often seems impossible to do something that is great for both the environment and your wallet. However, every landowner in Virginia can do just that. One of the most valuable and well-kept secrets regarding tax benefits available to landowners...

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Avoiding Business Ownership Disputes

November 07, 2018

If you are one of two or more owners of a business, what happens when the state of the shared ownership enters a state of unrest or significant change? The consequences of these changes could possibly be severe and life altering for the affected...

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ASAP Good Behavior Violations in Virginia

October 19, 2018

Perhaps you haven’t broken any criminal or traffic laws since your DUI or Reckless Driving conviction. But now, your front door is decorated with a summons from your local court for a “Good Behavior Violation- Failure to Comply with ASAP.” What...

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What Is A Closing and Why Do We Have Closings?

September 04, 2018

When you purchase a business, commercial property or even a home, the last step is called a closing. Occasionally, I am asked why there is such a thing as a closing. When you buy something that is mass produced, for example a cell phone, it is...

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A Fight Over A "Deadly Weapon"

July 19, 2018

What can be considered a "deadly weapon" in the state of Virginia? The answer is almost anything depending on how the object or instrument was used during a criminal act. However the inclusion of "deadly weapon" charges can have a tremendous impact...

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Construction Law - Defects In Concrete

July 10, 2018

You've hired a contractor to pour concrete either as a project, or as a part of a larger overall project. In some cases the poured concrete begins to develop cracks. Do these cracks constitute a defect for which the contractor should be liable? The...

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WRG Video Blog - Barry Dorans - New Business Formation: Choosing the Right Entity

July 03, 2018

You have a great idea for a new business you what to develop, but what type of entity should you choose when forming your business? It is important to make an informed decision from the outset of organizing your company. In his first video blog,...

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WRG Video Blog - Stephen P. Pfeiffer - DUI Attorney - Frequently Asked Questions

June 27, 2018

In his inaugural video blog Virginia Beach DUI attorney, Stephen P. Pfeiffer, Esq., discusses two questions he is often asked regarding DUI laws in Virginia.

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New Business Formation - Planning for the Future from the Beginning

May 29, 2018

When one individual wants to form a business, it is not that hard to have the paperwork completed. When there is more than one owner, however, other issues arise. In his second article on business formation, WRG attorney Barry Dorans delves into...

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Family Law 101 - "I Want Full Custody!"

May 22, 2018

“I want full custody!” This is the most common phrase I hear when meeting with a prospective client for an initial consultation regarding a divorce or child custody matter. For a variety of reasons explained below, the usual response to this...

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