Yearly Archives: 2018

My Mom’s power of attorney was prepared some years ago in another state. When I took a copy to her local bank it was refused. Among other things I was told it was outdated. Does Mom need to have a new one prepared?

It is always a good practice to have out-of-state legal documents reviewed when you establish a new domicile and it is not unusual for there to be problems with a document. The concept of a durable power of attorney was first adopted into the Uniform Probate Code in 1969 as a modest means of planning for...
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I am confused is there more than one kind of probate in South Carolina.

No and yes.  Probate is a court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid and then the terms of that document are applied to the estate situation.  Probate is also the procedure for administration of an estate under the State of South Carolina intestacy laws when the decedent died and...
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