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
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What should I know before I agree to administer a trust? The most important aspects of administering trusts are organizational skills and record keeping. Basically you need to track every...
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...
Although I think I have met Mr. Right, should I consider a pre-nup? Yes, a pre-nup could be just what you need especially if you combine it with other appropriate...
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