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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- I am planning to travel abroad with friends, not family. I have a living will and a health care power of attorney naming my daughter as my agent. Are these documents still valid in another country?
My lawyer suggested I write a last letter to loved ones to go with my will. What kinds of things might I include? We often follow the lives of the...
Q. Any updates on how a fiduciary accesses digital assets? A. South Carolina passed the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act in 2016 which gives agents under a duly...
My husband and I gave some of our land to build a home and recently loaned money to pay off our son’s mortgage.He and his wife have made no effort to pay us back. They are both in good health and employed, but always say they are short of money. When we...
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