Life is uncertain. Is your family protected?

In the age of pandemics, estate planning

is not something you do when you retire.

  Get the “basic” protections today

for you and your loved ones

                             – A Will

                             – Child Guardianship Appointment

                             – Advanced Medical Directive


Peace of mind is priceless. Get your estate plan in place today.

We relax when everything is in order. Help your loved ones enjoy their golden years.

Life is uncertain. Have your protected your family?

In the age of pandemics, estate planning is not something you do when you retire.  Get the “basic” protection today for you and your loved ones.


“Compassionate Estate Planning Attorneys. Call (800)662-8813 Today!”

Pet Trust, Guardianship.


The Merna Law Group is a premier estate planing law firm in Virginia offering legal advice on wills, trusts, power of attorney, elder law, pet trusts. We have lawyers serving Virginia Beach, Richmond and Newport News. Winners of over 35 awards for Excellence over the past 7 years, our expert estate planning  attorneys have represented 1,000’s of clients in organizing and executing effective estate plans to protect themselves and families.

John G. Merna has also served as past President of the Tidewater Bankruptcy Bar Association.  Prior to establishing the firm in 2003, Mr.  Merna was the founder and partner in a prominent Los Angeles bankruptcy law firm.   His experience with clients under stress on both coasts played a significant part in his philosophy that meeting an attorney does not have to be an impersonal, confusing, or judgmental experience for clients.


The attorneys and staff at The Merna Law Group strive to provide accessible and understandable legal services in a stress-free and friendly environment. We invite you to give us a call.  We look forward to seeing the smile on your face when you realize how much better we can make your life.


Our Virginia BeachNewport News & Richmond offices service the following juridictions:  Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Isle of Wight, Smithfield, Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown, Gloucester, Williamsburg, Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Powhatan, Dinwiddie, Franklin, Accomack, Petersburg, Poquoson, Amelia, Prince George, Goochland, Charles City, Sussex, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Mechanicsville, Hanover, and Midlothian

Estate Planning Lawyer, Richmond, Newport News, Virginia Beach,
Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney
Pet Trust, Guardianship.