Virginia H. Grigg

Counsel
BIO
EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
AFFILIATIONS
RECOGNITIONS
INSIGHTS & NOTABLES

Virginia H. Grigg is counsel in the firm's Trusts and Estates section. She meets with clients to discuss estate planning needs and prepares documents such as wills, revocable trusts, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, irrevocable insurance trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, family limited partnerships, limited liability companies and charitable remainder trusts. Mrs. Grigg also assists clients in the administration of estates including attendance at probate, preparation of inventories, accountings and tax returns. She participates in litigation involving estate and trust matters such as will contests, suits for aid and guidance, appointment of guardians and substitution of trustees.  In addition, Mrs. Grigg is on the list of attorneys approved to serve guardian ad litem for incapacitated persons.

PRACTICE AREAS
Estate Planning
Trust and Estate Administration

ADMISSIONS
• Virginia

Examples of matters recently handled by Mrs. Grigg include:
• Preparation of estate plans including life insurances trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, family limited partnerships, charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities.
• Estate administration including attendance at probate, preparation of inventories, accountings, estate tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns and show cause for distribution of an estate.
• Filing suit for aid and guidance, petition for termination of a trust, petition for appointment of substitute trustee and petition for appointment of guardian and conservator.
• Grantor retained annuity trusts and special needs trusts.
• Serving as guardian ad litem for individuals against whom guardianship and conservatorship petitions have been filed.

University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 1983

James Madison University, B.A., Psychology, 1978
Cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
• Fellow

Virginia Bar Association
• Legislative Committee, Wills, Trusts & Estates Section 

The Bar Association of the City of Richmond

Trust Administrators Council of Richmond 

Estate Planning Council of Richmond

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Third Church
• Trustee

Homeowner's association
• Former Vice President
• Former President

Krista Latshaw Pro Bono Award
 CancerLINC, 2020

Legal Elite (Virginia Business)
• Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law, 2011

SELECT PRESENTATIONS
• Presenter, Douglas W. Conner Advanced Estate Planning and Administration Seminar
• The Complete Trust Course
• The Probate Process from Start to Finish
• Estate Planning Basics
• Trust Administration in Virginia