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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People of modest means with total assets between $25,000 to $500,000 should talk with an elder law attorney about Medicaid planning. Planning may be addressed as part of their general...
Yes. If you think about it simple sweetheart wills that give all to the spouse then to the children, but only if the spouse predeceases, effectively initially disinherits the children....
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?Probably your health care power of attorney (hereinafter HCPOA) will be valid, but it may be difficult to reach your agent. I suggest you name a traveling companion as a...
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