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Estate Planning & Elder Law

Proven excellence in legal services for seniors and families.
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Leading Professionals

Oast & Taylor’s team of legal professionals includes some of the area’s leaders in Estate Planning and Elder Law.

Practice Areas

We are committed to helping you be proactive with your legal needs. Browse the different areas of our practice to see what’s right for you.

Convenient Locations

We have four convenient locations throughout Coastal Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina.


Over 100 years of professional service you can trust.

Over the past 100 years, the Oast family has built a unique legal practice of quality and distinction. The family began practicing law in 1915 in Portsmouth, Virginia. J. Alden, Edward L. and William H. Oast founded the Oast, Oast & Oast law firm, and it has been continually adapting and evolving ever since.


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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Month, which is held each June. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reports that nearly 1 in 10 American senior citizens are abused or neglected each year. Elder...

Legal Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Gain peace of mind with trusted Virginia Estate Planning lawyers. Estate Planning gives you the freedom to know that you have all of your personal affairs in order.

Estate & Trust Administration

If you are named as the Executor of a Will or the Trustee of a trust, we can help you navigate an already difficult time.

Guardianships & Conservatorships

Sometimes a loved one will need the appointment of a guardian or conservator. We can help you understand the duties and the process.

Long-term Care Planning

When things change quickly, you need a plan. We can help you develop a solution that will give you peace of mind during a stressful time.

Personal Care Management

Where there’s a plan, there’s security and comfort. We have the ability to help in many areas to maintain financial, physical, and social independence.

Special Needs Planning

Advocacy is key. Oast & Taylor can provide assistance in navigating the multi-dimensional needs of a special needs individual to ensure and enhance quality of life.

Personal Injury Settlement Consulting

Maximize your settlement by protecting your Public Benefits. Let us help you organize and plan your settlement by implementing a Settlement Preservation Trust.

Veterans Benefits

We honor your service with ours. We are committed to helping ensure that you benefit from the Aid & Attendance pension program offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Life Care Planning

A little bit of planning leads to a world of peace of mind. Let us work together to promote and maintain the health, safety, and well-being of your parent or loved one.

Estate, Trust & Fiduciary Litigation

An experienced team is on your case. Our extensive litigation experience gives us an advantage when addressing your Estate, Will, Beneficiary, Trust, and financial concerns or disputes.


Peace of mind is a way of life. Live yours fully.


Oast & Taylor, through proven and ongoing excellence in legal counsel and practice areas, provides peace of mind to residents of southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. We are area leaders in providing specialty services for seniors, persons with disabilities, their families, and advocates. With sensitivity to the ever-changing roles in the family dynamic, we offer a multitude of programs designed to promote fiscal and personal independence and well-being.

Years of Service

Convenient locations throughout coastal Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina

Virginia Beach, VA

277 Bendix Road, Suite 400
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
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Chesapeake, VA

115 Bruton Court, Suite A
Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
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Convenient locations throughout coastal Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina

Portsmouth, VA

355 Crawford Street, Suite 720
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704
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Elizabeth City, NC

Meet Our Attorneys

M. Bradley Brickhouse

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Ashley B. Horbal

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William H. Oast III

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Albert J. Resolute III

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Sandra L. Smith

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Stephen E. Taylor

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A Note for Advisors

Please note that the law firm of Oast & Taylor is in one business only – that of representing our clients in elder law matters. Oast & Taylor is not in the investment or brokerage business. We do not have a financial services firm. We have no alternative agendas.

We look forward to collaborating with you in order to meet the needs of a client who is seeking investment advice.