Category: Estate Planning

Using Your Estate Plan to Foster Positivity

Written By Brittany Wrigley
Posted on June 23, 2020

Using Your Estate Plan to Foster Positivity Scientific studies have shown that there is a wide range of benefits flowing from a positive mental outlook, as evidenced by an optimistic attitude and patterns of positive thinking. At a time when Read More…

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Congratulations to our Three Attorneys Selected to the Virginia Super Lawyer Rising Stars List for 2020

Written By Carmen Sheppard
Posted on June 17, 2020

This year, Carrell Blanton Ferris and Associates, PLC has three attorneys who were named to the Virginia Super Lawyer Rising Stars List for 2020.  To be named to the Rising Stars list, an attorney must be in the top of Read More…

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I Miss My Barber and Other Estate Planning Lessons Learned during Virginia’s Stay-at-Home Order

Written By Brittany Wrigley
Posted on May 29, 2020

Everyday life has looked different for most of us during the past few months.  More than ever before, our interactions with the outside world have become “virtual” and “contactless,” as health and sanitation practices have suddenly become the central focus Read More…

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Richard L. Ferris January 18, 1945 ~ April 25, 2020

Written By Carmen Sheppard
Posted on May 5, 2020

The attorneys and staff  of Carrell Blanton Ferris & Associates, PLC are saddened and mourn the death of Dick Ferris, our friend and former colleague.  We will miss Dick and his larger than life personality, as well as his passion Read More…

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Single Parents: Take Steps to Provide for Your Kids’ Future

Written By Eldridge Blanton
Posted on April 15, 2020

In 1984, Congress issued a resolution, signed by President Reagan, establishing March 21st as National Single Parent Day: a day devoted to recognizing the dedication of single parents, who make self-sacrificial efforts to care for their children’s needs, and encouraging Read More…

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