No and yes. Probate is a court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid and then the terms of that document are applied to the estate situation. Probate is also the procedure for administration of an estate under the State of South Carolina intestacy laws when the decedent died and...Read more
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- Can a non-South Carolina resident serve as the personal representative of an estate?
- How does an elective share work?
- 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?
- Irrevocable Trusts
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The Social Security Administration (hereinafter SSA) considers income and disability as two separate eligibility factors for childhood Supplemental Security Income (hereinafter SSI) benefits. SSI is a means-tested program that provides...
In the State’s discussion on reducing Medicaid funding is there something more South Carolina citizens should know?Yes. First, Medicaid in South Carolina is over a dozen different programs. One program covers only poor children and another severely handicapped children whose parents are just slightly over federal...
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....
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