Yes, the facts and details of your situation need to be discussed with an attorney and/or the probate court, but likely you can complete an “Appointment of Agent for Service of Process”, SCRCP Form #121ES naming a SC resident who agrees to receive service of all lawful process in any action at law or equity...Read more
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In most states the law allows a surviving spouse to make an election against decedent’s will to ensure the surviving spouse receives a fair inheritance. In South Carolina the percentage for an elective share is 1/3 of the “probate estate”. The elective share replaced the old English concept of dower which gave a woman...Read more
Probably your health care power of attorney (hereinafter HCPOA) will be valid, but it may be difficult to reach your agent. I suggest you name a traveling companion as a co-agent or alternate agent to act only when your daughter can’t be reached, but having all the same authority and discretion to make decisions on...Read more
Q. How do I know if I need a revocable or irrevocable trust? A. You should consult with a legal professional that handles both kinds of trusts. Provide a clear explanation of your goals and the assets you are planning to use to fund the trust including any life insurance you plan to purchase or stocks...Read more
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