Thursday, October 27: Geneva discusses health care decision-making at The Chamberlin

Join Geneva for a conversation on health care decision-making.  The discussion will include an explanation of the legal documents involved such as advance medical directives, living wills, and do not resuscitate orders. The presentation includes time for questions and is followed by a tour of the beautiful residences of The Chamberlin.  Light refreshments will also be provided.  The… Read more »

Thursday, October 13: Geneva presents as part of the VPCC Pink Bag Lunch Series

Geneva will present strategies on “The Art of Communicating During Conflict” including how to identify a conflict, engage in a conversation about the conflict, address the emotions of all persons engaged in the conflict, and more.  The program is hosted by the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce (VPCC) as part of their Pink Bag Lunch series…. Read more »

Voting Rights & Guardianship

In this controversial presidential election season many Americans seem eager to express their views by casting a ballot.  As featured recently on NPR, however, if a person is under a guardianship they may have automatically lost their voting rights. A guardian is a court appointed person or agency responsible for making sure the incapacitated person’s physical needs… Read more »

Joan Rivers’ Eggs Live On, Estate Sale to Garner Millions of Value

The late comedian Ms. Joan Rivers collected Faberge eggs and a recent auction of her collection and other antiques are expected by experts to be quite profitable to her estate. Very few people own true antiques or collections that would bring much value at auction, but most people have keepsakes of considerable personal meaning.  These include items like family Bibles, lockets with a photograph, a porcelain… Read more »

So You Think You Know Heirs

The untimely death of rock, pop icon Prince is proving to be a primer on what not to do in estate planning and how to create a mess in estate administration.  Of course, the administration begins with turning to his estate planning documents.  None.  Then what’s next: heirs. Heirs are those people who are related to… Read more »

Craft Beer Mogul Creates Revolutionary Business Succession Plan

I’m a big fan of Marketplace.  Kai Ryssdal and the contributing reporters do a smashing job of summarizing complex financial topics and explaining how when we talk about money we cannot leave out the human element.  Such was the case when I was listening in on March 31 when Kai spoke to founder and CEO of Boston Beer Company (Sam… Read more »

Saturday, April 16: Equality Virginia’s 13th Annual Commonwealth Dinner

Geneva will travel to Richmond to join the wonderful staff and fellow board members of Equality Virginia at the 13th Annual Commonwealth Dinner.  EV is a statewide organization dedicated to equality for all LGBT people.  The Dinner helps support these efforts and features keynote speaker – actress and writer – Carol Leifer.  Click here to learn more about… Read more »

Saturday, April 16: Geneva joins panel at Newport News Town Hall Meeting – Aging in 2016

Geneva joins a panel of other experts and agency representatives in a Town Hall Meeting for seniors and their caregivers.  Hosted by the Newport News Human Services Advisory Board the Meeting explores the myriad issues of aging – health, safety, legal issues – and the community resources to address these concerns.  For more information click here.

Wednesday, March 2: Promise Law Sponsors HRBOR’s Beacon In Business Award

HRBOR’s Beacon In Business Award program is Wednesday, March 2.  The Award is given to a business dedicated to providing services for the LGBT community or that has a demonstrated commitment to LGBT inclusive workplace policies. Promise Law is a proud Buoy Sponsor of the Award.  Click here to register for the breakfast or become a… Read more »