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
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On October 13, 2009, Veteran’s Affairs Secretary Shinseki established service connection for Vietnam veterans with three conditions; Parkinson’s, B cell leukemias, and ischemic heart disease. This is major news for...Read more
But as my largest asset I want to be sure I can leave it to my three children and avoid probate. What should I do? Individual retirement accounts or IRAs...Read more
How do I select a good attorney? Start by doing some homework and find out what kind of law the attorney practices. This can be as simple as referencing the...Read more
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