Q. I am named as personal representative in my father’s will. Can I sell his car immediately after his death so I don’t have to make the payments and start distributing other personal property from the house the day of his funeral? A. The facts and details of your situation need to be discussed with an...Read more
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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
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
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