If someone dies in a car accident and he is not at fault, who receives the insurance settlement monies, the people named in the will or the heirs-at- law? The proceeds of a wrongful death action are paid to the statutory wrongful death beneficiaries or the intestate heirs. This is often the spouse and children, with...Read more
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- My Mom’s power of attorney was prepared some years ago in another state. When I took a copy to her local bank it was refused. Among other things I was told it was outdated. Does Mom need to have a new one prepared?
- VA Benefits
- I am confused is there more than one kind of probate in South Carolina.
- Retirement Assets
- Mistakes in Wills
What are your thoughts on do-it-yourself wills, revocable trusts, powers of attorneys and health care proxy documents?Other than living wills and health care powers of attorneys I find most individuals are not well equipped to prepare their own wills, revocable trusts and financial powers of attorneys....
Actually 46 states now allow pet trusts, including South Carolina, but you can’t leave monies and assets directly to the pet. A decade ago only 4 states allowed pet trusts....
On October 13, 2009, Veteran’s Affairs Secretary Shinseki established service connection for Vietnam veterans with three conditions; Parkinson’s, B cell leukemias, and ischemic heart disease. This is major news for...
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