Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Tri State Area Estate Planning Attorney

Virginia • Maryland • Washington DC

Most people are unaware of the importance of proper estate planning. While creating a trust or a will it is important to plan for how to proceed after the inevitable occurs, there are many other estate planning vehicles that allow for further preparation. At Maddox, Hoppe, Hoofnagle & Hafey, LLC, we assist clients with establishing a complete estate plan, utilizing trusts and wills, but also including important ancillary documents. Contact our estate planning law office to schedule an appointment with an experienced estate planning lawyer.

Estate Planning Services

Our estate planning lawyer, Steven Hoofnagle, uses his financial planning experience as well as the services of financial planners to assist client in establishing appropriate estate planning documents. We are able to assist clients with the following to plan for how to distribute assets and avoid unnecessary estate taxes:

Planning Beyond a Trust or Will

In addition, we assist clients in alerting their loved ones and healthcare professionals of their wishes during their elder years. Do you wish to be kept alive on life support when in a vegetative state? Have you appointed a loved one to care for your physical or financial matters when you are unable? Do you need authority in order to care for the needs of a loved one? There are specific documents which address these concerns and without these documents your wishes may not be followed. We assist clients with the following:

  • Living wills
  • Powers of attorney
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Other healthcare directives

Elder Law

Our clients face many legal issues as they grow older. Elder law includes many services including help with nursing home matters, long-term care, Medicaid planning, Medicare, and more. We help clients with important issues of elder care and elder care planning.

Place your Trust in us

No matter what stage in your life, it is important to consider establishing a complete estate plan. For experienced assistance from a lawyer you can trust, contact our estate planning attorney to schedule a free initial consultation.


Maddox, Hoppe, Hoofnagle & Hafey
Maddox, Hoppe, Hoofnagle & Hafey1050 17th Street, Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20036 T:(202)-776-0647