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?
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Some attorneys and financial planners prefer living trusts as a primary estate planning vehicle, but each have their usefulness. Wills can be prepared inexpensively, are familiar and understood by the...
Bigamy is when a person who was previously married and never obtained a divorce marries another person. Bigamy is a felony in the state of South Carolina. If a person...
Q. How do I know if I need a revocable or irrevocable trust? A. You should consult with a legal professional that handles both kinds of trusts. Provide a clear...
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