Barbara J. Walker Attorney at Law

Barbara J. Walker Attorney at Law

Northern Virgina Estate Planning Attorney

Firm Overview

Applying over 35 years of experience.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, attorney Barbara J. Walker is dedicated exclusively to the practice of estate planning and probate law. The law firm helps individuals, including new parents, people approaching retirement and those with elderly parents throughout Northern Virginia.

Barbara limits her practice to estate planning and administration, wills, trusts, powers of attorney and probate. With over 35 years of experience, she can handle even the most complex estate planning situations.

Barbara J. Walker, Attorney at Law can help you with:
Estate planning
Estate administration
Wills
Trusts
Powers Of attorney
Probate

Estate planning can be complicated and the process can be time-consuming and stressful. Your plan may also involve sensitive family issues and complex tax issues, which an experienced lawyer can help you navigate.

When you hire Barbara J. Walker as your estate planning lawyer, she will help you achieve peace of mind by knowing that your affairs are in order. Barbara creates comprehensive estate plans to ensure that your dependents and assets are protected after you pass away, with a minimum of cost and inconvenience to your heirs.

For probate clients, the firm carries out your loved one's wishes by settling the estate as efficiently as possible and with a minimum of stress on the family.

Contact a reliable estate planning lawyer in Alexandria.
Call Barbara J. Walker, Attorney at Law at 703-836-0260 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.
Main Office
Lee Street Square
437 North Lee Street
Alexandria  VA  22314
Phone
  • 562-864-2575
Fax
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
yes
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Flat fees are charged for all estate planning documents.
Hourly Rates
Hourly rates are charged for probate matters.

Office Information

Office Hours
9 - 5 Monday - Friday
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Estate Planning
Alexandria, Virginia Trust Administration Attorney
Once a trust is established by a grantor, its operation must be overseen by a qualified administrator. This trustee manages the investment of funds and distribution of assets according to the grantor's design contained in the trust's documents. Trust administration requires careful attention to each detail of the grantor's wishes. A conscientious trustee must have comprehensive knowledge of the law and be scrupulous regarding client service. For 35 years, attorney Barbara J. Walker and her staff have provided highly ethical and reliable administration to a variety of trusts, maintaining the fiscal strength of these entities to serve beneficiaries through the intended life of the trust. They are available to provide administration services to new clients on a wide variety of trusts, including:
Credit shelter trusts (CST)
Incentive trusts
Living trusts
Generation-skipping trusts
QTIP trusts
Charitable remainder trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts
Meticulous administrative services
Barbara J. Walker, Attorney at Law in Alexandria has extensive experience in all duties expected of a trust administrator, including:
Investment of assets
Management of assets
Preparation of accountings
Preparation of tax returns
Distributions to beneficiaries

Advice to trustees
A trustee can be personally liable for mistakes or omissions that result in losses for the trust. Barbara J. Walker, Attorney at Law offers sound advice to trustees to ensure accurate and complete compliance with all aspects of trust administration. If you have been named a trustee, they strongly recommend that you retain professional assistance from a trustworthy source. As an established law firm with a long record of success in trust administration in Virginia, Barbara J. Walker, Attorney at Law can help.

Contact a reliable source for trust administration legal services.
To schedule an appointment with Barbara J. Walker, Attorney at Law, call our Alexandria, Virginia office at 703-836-0260 or contact our firm online.

Barbara J. Walker

Practice areas
Estate Planning
Probate
Estate Administration
Trusts and Estates
Decedents Estates
Living Trusts
Powers of Attorney
Trust Administration
Trust Law
Trust Planning
Family Wealth Transfer
Family Trusts

Admitted
Virginia, 1977

Education
Georgetown University, J.D., 1977
University of Texas at Austin, B.S., with honors, 1972

Associations and memberships
Virginia State Bar (Member, Trusts & Estates Section)

Biographical details
Omicron Nu National Honor Society
Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Philip Hart, Michigan, U.S. Senate, 1973-1976
Substitute Magistrate, Virginia 18th Circuit, 2002-2012
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