As the personal representative what kind of things do I need to think about before I settle my friend’s estate? Estates vary widely, but basically you have to focus on three areas – taxes and administrative expenses, final bills of the decedent and distributions. Very few estates have to pay federal or South Carolina estate taxes as...Read more
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- Can a non-South Carolina resident serve as the personal representative of an estate?
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- 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?
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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...
You may be one of thousands that has money being held somewhere right now that you didn’t know existed. The South Carolina Unclaimed Property Act was passed to create a...
A recent medical scare has caused me to pause and now consider planning a priority. Any words of wisdom before I do a will? About 73% of parents have no...
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