Category Archives: Elder Law and Estate Planning

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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Medicaid Application Self Help

Q.    Should I complete a Medicaid application for my Mother on my own? A.    It depends. •    How organized and knowledgeable are you of Mom’s financial situation for the past five years? •    How old is your Mother and are you seeking community long term care (care in the applicant’s home) or nursing home care? •    Would you consider...
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