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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- Can a non-South Carolina resident serve as the personal representative of an estate?
- How does an elective share work?
- 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?
- Irrevocable Trusts
- Guns and Dementia
I have been diagnosed with dementia and want to get my affairs in order. I have a new will, but I did a power of attorney and living will in...
Yes, many people are reluctant to consult attorneys with respect to issues related to Medicaid coverage for nursing home care for the following reasons: • Inexperience in working with attorneys....
I’m putting together my New Year Resolutions and wondered what you thought I should include about disability, elder law and estate planning.Here is my list of favorites: 1. Be kind to someone daily.It’s incredibly good for your soul and as part of this resolution you need to see your estate plan...
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