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 grandchildren receiving the portion of their pre-deceased parent. The spouse gets 50% and the children split 50% equally between them. If there are no children the spouse gets...Read more
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- As the personal representative what kind of things do I need to think about before I settle my friend’s estate?
- My father named my mother, then me as his attorney-in-facts in a financial power of attorney. Both my parents are now in care facilities and not competent. Am I automatically in charge or does something more need to be done?
- What is a life estate deed?
- 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?
- Things are changing for my parents and I feel I need to address early care and monetary issues with my siblings when they visit from out of state at Christmas. How do I begin?
Yes, the Family Court can deviate from the South Carolina Child Support guidelines and order private tuition and fees, but there must be a history of attendance and demonstrated benefit...
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...
I think that is too young to have access to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Since he is my potential heir as well, will a trust help me from contributing...
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