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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But recently felt blessed when I heard a friend say she was not allowed visitation with her granddaughter. How can this be? Family situations are complex. One only has to...
Generally Medicare does not cover health care, prescription drugs or dialysis when a person is traveling outside the U.S. There are a few narrow exceptions as noted below, but some...
Each judge decides for him or herself what visitation is appropriate given the circumstances of the case. Standard visitation refers to every other weekend with provisions for one week at...
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