Virginia Beach Serving Hampton Roads for Over 100 Years

Virginia Beach Elder Law & Estate Planning Law Firm

Proudly Providing Reliable Representation for Decades

TrustBuilders Law Group® is a family owned and operated law firm committed to helping clients across Virginia Beach uphold their family values and ensure they leave lasting legacies. We make it our priority to deliver exceptional value, expertise, and practical experience that is suitable for a wide range of estate planning and elder law matters. The esteemed attorneys at our firm have faithfully served over 8,500 clients and have completed over 12,000 successful estate plans. We have also transferred over 10 billion dollars in family wealth on behalf of clients in Virginia Beach and the surrounding areas.

With more than 100 years of combined tax and legal experience, our firm is well versed in this complicated area of law. We have access to a host of cutting-edge resources and state of the art legal documents that can help you achieve the peace of mind you need knowing all of your affairs are in order and done right the first time. We have garnered a stellar reputation among our clients because we treat them like family and strive to provide prompt counsel and effective service when they need us most.

Whether you need to establish a trust, settle a loved-one’s estate, or update an old will, TrustBuilders Law Group® offers the modern estate planning services you need at affordable prices.

Why Clients Across Virginia Beach Trust Our Law Firm

As a 5th generation family committed to supporting the local community, Chip Buxton and his son, Wake Buxton, operate TrustBuilders Law Group, and have been proudly serving the greater Hampton Roads area in law for over a century. At TrustBuilders Law Group, we offer modern estate planning solutions at affordable prices. We craft estate plans at a competitive, value-based flat-fee so that our clients never have to worry about hourly rates or surprise bills.

TrustBuilders Law Group has one of the most experienced legal teams in the Virginia Beach area, and we are the only law firm in Hampton Roads with a Master of Laws in estate planning and Certified Elder Law Attorney on staff. We also utilize customized, state-specific documents that can be tailored to meet our clients’ unique needs and legal goals.

We Have All of the Legal Tools You Need to Protect Your Future

We know that there is a variety of different types of trusts to choose from if your goal is to ensure your assets and property are protected when you pass away or if you are ever incapacitated. That is why our diligent legal professionals take the time to review our clients situations and discuss all of their options to determine which trusts and other legal documents are necessary to make sure all of their wishes are respected. Let us use our state-of-the art priority system to address your complicated legal needs today!

Please get in touch with us if you need advice regarding revocable Living Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Marital Trusts, Trusts for Minors, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Spendthrift Trusts, or Pet Trusts

Our Six-Step Approach to Serving Clients

Clients who choose TrustBuilders Law Group to represent them get a name that is backed by years of experience, as well as the latest in drafting and analytics to generate a comprehensive planning experience.

The TrustBuilder’s HELP (Holistic Estate and Legacy Planning) Process includes:

  1. Education
  2. Fact-Finding & Issue-Spotting
  3. Goal Assessment
  4. Plan Design
  5. Plan Implementation
  6. Plan Maintenance

Our needs-based philosophy, combined with our proven six-step planning process ensures that our clients receive not only customized solutions but also a thorough understanding of how each legal strategy works and its specific benefits for their loved ones.

Committed to Family Values and Lasting Legacies

Learn Why People Have Trusted Our Firm for Decades

Committed to Our Community
  • A Family Name That You Can Trust

    The Buxton Family has been serving greater Hampton Roads in law or medicine for over 100 years. We are a 5th generation family committed to supporting the local community. Let our family legacy help build your family legacy.

  • A Price You Can Afford

    TrustBuilders Law Group takes pride in offering modern estate planning at affordable prices. Our plans are prepared at a competitive, value-based flat-fee so you will never have to worry about hourly rates surprise bills.

  • A Staff With Experience and Credentials

    TrustBuilders Law Group has one of the most experienced legal teams in the area. In addition to over 100 years of combined experience, we are the only firm in Hampton Roads with both a Master of Laws in estate planning and Certified Elder Law Attorney on staff. 

  • A Plan With Your Goals in Mind

    TrustBuilders Law Group specializes in creating custom estate plans that focus on your wealth preservations goals. Unlike many boilerplates seen in the marketplace, our documents are state specific, tailored to your needs and contain cutting-edge solutions.

Client Reviews

The Stories That Matter
    TrustBuilders is the firm to do it right.

    “We recently had our trust developed with the TrustBuilders Law Group. WOW! What a wonderful experience. They are an extremely professional group. What I appreciated the most was their guidance and ...”

    - Larry
    Friendly staff with expertise in many areas. Highly recommend!

    “Our family has been working with TrustBuilders Law Group for many years. We take great comfort in knowing our estate planning is in expert hands. They are always knowledgeable regarding any changes ...”

    - Katherine Horner
    They take the time to assess your family's needs and customize a plan right for you.

    “Very knowledgeable and friendly. Attorney Buxton and Carlos are great. They take the time to assess your family's needs and customize a plan right for you. They welcome all questions and make sure you ...”

    - Carolyn E. Blakeney
    Three visits and it was all done!

    “I set up a will, trust, and medical directive. Three visits and it was all done. Effective and at reasonable fees.”

    - Glen Braden
    Wake, you are an "encyclopedia" of estate planning information!

    “Just returned from an excellent session held at the Smithfield Station Conference Center in Smithfield, VA. Presented by Wake (who was assisted by Carlos) the information was presented clearly and ...”

    - Sandra Spivey

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