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...Read more
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Q. I heard there are changes to the eligibility for VA pensions and other veterans’ needs based programs. What are the changes and when do they take effect? A. The amendments have been a long time coming, but I first got to see the final rules that have been adopted around September 17th and the changes...Read more
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
Q. Can I pass my retirement assets by will? A. Maybe, but are you sure you want to? If you are talking about a pension probably not because it is governed by a contract and very likely federal laws. Distribution on death is limited to the choice you selected at retirement and usually further limited to a...Read more
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