John W. Wescoat, Attorney at Law

John W. Wescoat, Attorney at Law

Virginia Traffic Offense, Real Estate and Trust Attorney

Firm Overview

Dedicated to serving the people of Northampton County
If you have been charged with a traffic violation or need help with a real estate law or trust & estate matter in Northampton County, Virginia, John W. Wescoat can provide the legal representation necessary for your case to succeed. I am an attorney with more than 45 years of experience representing clients and helping them move past complicated legal issues. I was born in Virginia, and I take pride in upholding the state's standards of law and helping Virginians seeking legal assistance.

Experienced legal service with a personal touch
When you come to me for legal aid, you will never be treated like just another case file. I take the time to get to know my clients on a personal level; it's one of my favorite parts about the job. This allows for better communication, which, in turn, gives your case a better chance at a favorable outcome. I was inspired to become a lawyer by my grandfather, who was also an attorney, and I am proud to continue this family tradition. My practice is informed by my:
-Decades of experience During my more than 45 years of experience practicing law, I have gained a thorough knowledge of the legal system that most other attorneys simply can't match. I can identify quick, effective solutions to your problems that less experienced lawyers might overlook.
-Passion for the law Each case that comes across my desk offers its own unique challenges. I am always alert and learning. I love what I do, and the desire to help my clients is what motivates me.
-Acclaimed legal service I have earned the respect of my clients and peers in Northampton County, and I am BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for my professionalism and ethics.

Areas of practice
With more than 45 years of experience as an attorney, I am fully prepared to take on cases in the following areas:
-Traffic offenses
-Real estate
-Trusts & estate

Main Office

Main Office
16418 Courthouse Road
Eastville VA 23347



Real Estate

Experienced Northampton County, Virginia real estate lawyer

John W. Wescoat applies extensive knowledge about property rights, real estate issues, finance and business to all areas of real estate law. With more than 45 years of experience in real estate law, I can help you with:
-Residential home sales transactions
-Commercial property sales transactions
-Homeowners associations
-Condominium law
-Landlord-tenant disputes
-Real estate contracts
-Eminent domain
-Zoning, land use and building permits
-Boundary and easement disputes
-Title disputes

Real estate transaction attorney
From offer to sale, I handle all aspects of buying and selling real estate and construction, so that you can feel confident about a smooth and precise transaction. I can:
-Draft or review your sales contract
-Negotiate real estate agreements
-Review your lending documents
-Search and clear title
-Analyze your deal and rectify potential problems
-Handle land use, zoning and permitting
-Conduct your real estate closing

Real estate litigation attorney
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. I possess the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Real estate negotiator
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom, and I can guide negotiations to protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize during the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction. This can save time, costs and frustration.

John Wescoat

John W. Wescoat, Attorney at Law

Practice Areas:
-Criminal Law
-Traffic Violations
-Driving While Intoxicated
-Drivers License Suspension
-Assault and Battery
-Parole and Probation
-Living Wills
-Estate Administration
-Estate Planning
-Trusts and Estates
-Trusts Planning
-Powers of Attorney
-Real Estate
-Land Sales
-General Civil Practice

1967, Virginia

Law School:
University of Virginia, LL.B.

Virginia State Bar
Virginia Bar Association.

Nassawadox, Virginia, March 11, 1942

Military Service:
Capt., U.S.A.R., JAG, 1967-1973

Representative Clients:
Town of Eastville
The Nature Conservancy.

-Lawyers Title Insurance Corp.
-Old Republic
-First American
-Stewart Title.