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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The Homestead Exemption provides tax relief to South Carolinians who are age sixty-five or older, blind, or disabled. In order to qualify you must: 1. You must be a co-tenant,...Read more
My friend had difficulty getting access to her husband’s online information after he passed. What rights, if any, does a spouse have to online stuff? One of the hot topics...Read more
Death is a part of life – but for the surviving family it is a time of stress, both emotional coping with loss and knowing what to do to handle...Read more
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