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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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 Among other things I was told it was outdated.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?It is always a good practice to have out-of-state legal documents reviewed when you establish a new domicile and it is not unusual for there to be problems with a...
If you are a veteran, a parent, dependent or spouse of a living or deceased veteran, you may be entitled to benefits through Veteran’s Affairs. A Report of Separation known...
What is a life estate deed? The short answer is a life estate deed separates ownership of real property between two different parties. Often, but not always, the parties are...
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