Hall Carter addresses and helps to plan for the unique needs and objectives of your life and legacy. He works with individuals and families, and focuses his practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, elder law, taxation, and corporate law. Hall enjoys proactively helping each client accomplish their individual tax and non-tax goals with forethought into their specific vision.
Hall believes that working to minimize confusion or stress during the legal process is essential to helping clients achieve clarity and confidence. As your steadfast guide, he can provide a clear path if you have concerns regarding the future transfer of assets, the probate process, or tax concerns.
Hall also represents fiduciaries seeking assistance with all aspects of administering estates and trusts.
As he helps clients navigate personal and business concerns, Hall supports the following areas:
Advance medical directives
Business succession planning
Family partnerships and LLCs
Powers of attorney
Revocable living trusts
Transfer tax reduction
"Legal Elite" in Taxes/Estate/Trusts/Elder Law, 2018-2020 Virginia Business Magazine
Super Lawyer® Rising Star in Estate & Probate, 2021
University of Virginia B.A. 2005
Urban and Environmental Planning
University of Virginia School of Law J.D. 2011
"What Happens When You Are Asked to Give the Gift Back? A Discussion About the Risks and Issues of Troubled Donors," Panel Member, Central Virginia Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, March 2017
"Inventory and Satisfying Creditors' Claims" and "Maintaining the Estate and Preparing Assets for Distribution," Speaker and Author, Ultimate Guide to Probate, National Business Institute, October 2016
"Revocable Living Trusts" and "Trusts Used for Tax Reduction," Trusts 101, National Business Institute, 2013, 2015
Estate Planning Council of Richmond
Trust Administrators Council of Richmond
Richmond Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Old Hemlock Foundation Director
Publications by W. Hall Carter, Jr.
"New Law Changes Exemption for Life Insurance and Annuities," Bankruptcy Law News,September 2016 (Vol. XXIV, No. 22)