Tag Archives: Small Estates

Dealing with the DMV

Let’s face it, no one looks forward to dealing with the Department of Motor Vehicles. This can be even more stressful when coupled with the loss of a loved one. We frequently receive questions on transferring title to vehicles (this … Continue reading

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What is a Small Estate?

In South Carolina, opening a small estate is a convenient alternative to opening a full estate.  It’s a quick and cheap option available to some depending on the value of the decedent’s property that needs to be transferred.  The small … Continue reading

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Paying Creditor’s Claims

One of the primary duties of the Personal Representative is to manage the estate assets, which includes paying creditors of the estate. In performing this duty, there are several important things a Personal Representative should remember. First, most creditors should … Continue reading

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So how long is this going to take?

Perhaps one of the most common questions we get when people start the probate process is, “Exactly how long is this going to take?” Unfortunately, the answer to this question is very specific to your case and often beyond 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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