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 as my largest asset I want to be sure I can leave it to my three children and avoid probate. What should I do? Individual retirement accounts or IRAs...Read more
And don’t know if I should include one in my estate plan. The modern POA allows a competent individual, the principal, to preselect someone he or she trusts to deal...Read more
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...Read more
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