Tag Archives: Probate

A Resolution Worth Making: Protect Your Assets in 2017

As 2016 draws to a close, we find ourselves pondering what we should do differently in 2017. Live a healthier lifestyle? Lose weight? Spend less? Live life to the fullest? The truth is that less than 8% of us keep … Continue reading

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What is a Life Estate?

Many clients approach us to discuss the possibility of using a life estate in their estate planning. ┬áThis post is designed to give an basic overview of the life estate. As always, please come in for a consult or schedule … Continue reading

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Who will be the Personal Representative? (Part II)

Part II of this discussion on who serves as P.R. if you don’t have a will discusses the issues of divorce, minor children and common law marriage. Continue reading

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Opening the Estate: Where?

As explained in a previous post, an estate must be opened in the county of domicile of the decedent. While people may have many residences, each of us only has one domicile. The court will determine the domicile of the … Continue reading

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What exactly is probate?

Exactly what does probate mean and how do you know if you need to probate someone’s estate after their death? Continue reading

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Choosing a Personal Representative

Choosing a Personal Representative is an essential part of writing your will. Read these tips before deciding who to choose. Continue reading

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Introduction

Introduction of the South Carolina Probate Lawyer and general information about the Probate Court functions in South Carolina. Continue reading

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