• Legal for Family. Legal for Life.

    Oast & Taylor’s team of attorneys include some of the area’s leaders in Estate Planning and Elder Law.

    The firm has three convenient office locations, with the ability to service clients throughout the Peninsula, Southside, and Northeastern North Carolina.

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  • Hear from the Experts

    Listen in as our attorneys discuss legal topics, such as Guardianship, Conservatorships, Long-term Planning & Asset Protection.

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  • 2015 Super Lawyers® Honorees

    We are pleased to announce that William H. Oast III and Sandra Smith have been selected to the 2015 Virginia Super Lawyers list, an exclusive honor recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the state.

    Stephen Taylor, M. Bradley Brickhouse and Elizabeth Bircher have also each been selected again this year for the 2015 Super Lawyers ‘Rising Star’ list.


  • The Best Lawyers in America®

    Congratulations to William H. Oast III on being selected in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Litigation – Trusts and Estates.

    We are proud his hard work has been acknowledged for a second year in a row!

    (selection years: 2014, 2015)

  • Upcoming Events

    Our attorneys speak about topics including Estate Planning, Paying for the Cost of Long-term Care, and Veterans Benefits throughout Hampton Roads and Northeastern North Carolina.

    Find out where we will be speaking next or contact us to present at your event!

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  • Proven Excellence in Services for Seniors & Families

    66 years of combined experience in ten different practice areas.

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Our Locations

Oast & Taylor has three convenient office locations. We also offer in-home consultations for those with limited mobility.
Please call ahead to request an appointment, or you can submit an online request to have the firm contact you: online form

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. In addition, our exceptional legal expertise has resulted in our emergence as 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.

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Moving From Oast & Hook to
Oast & Taylor

Continuing a tradition of excellence

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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