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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What is a family meeting in regards to probate? Sometimes the personal representative, the new statutory term for the executor or executrix of the will, asks the attorney probating the...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
YES. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Administration) whose mission it is to help people before, during and after disasters will have funds available starting April 12, 2021 to reimburse up to...Read more
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