Tag Archives: South Carolina Probate Code

GUARDIANSHIP 101: What You Need to Know Now

Has a loved one recently been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? Here’s what you need to know now: STEP ONE: If you’re concerned as to whether or not the individual in question is capable of making rational, clear-headed decisions … Continue reading

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Can I Sell The Property?

Personal Representatives or heirs are often anxious to sell the real property due to the expense of holding the property if it’s vacant. Here’s what you need to know before signing a listing agreement or liquidating that real estate. If … Continue reading

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Restraint of a Personal Representative Pending Removal

A recent comment asked a very good question – essentially what happens to the Personal Representative after someone has asked the court that they be removed, but before a hearing has actually been held on the matter? The answer to … Continue reading

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Am I An Heir? Part II – Decedent had no spouse or children. Now what?

While the majority of estates where there is no will are handled by the first portion of S.C. Code §62-2-103 (covered in an earlier post), there are situations where there are no takers and we must go further to find an … Continue reading

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