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...Read more
- Advance Directives
- Revocable Trusts
- Can a non-South Carolina resident serve as the personal representative of an estate?
- How does an elective share work?
- I am planning to travel abroad with friends, not family. I have a living will and a health care power of attorney naming my daughter as my agent. Are these documents still valid in another country?
Q. What mistakes should a person avoid when doing a will? A. I have chosen the five[i] following mistakes to avoid. NOT HAVING A WILL IN THE FIRST PLACE IS...
Q. I did a living will almost three decades ago. Does it need to be updated? Yes. A lot has changed since 1990. The law changes over time in response...
Yes. If you think about it simple sweetheart wills that give all to the spouse then to the children, but only if the spouse predeceases, effectively initially disinherits the children....
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