If someone dies in a car accident and he is not at fault, who receives the insurance settlement monies, the people named in the will or the heirs-at- law? The proceeds of a wrongful death action are paid to the statutory wrongful death beneficiaries or the intestate heirs. This is often the spouse and children, with...Read more
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The legal battle over the life of Terri Shiavo, age 26 when she went into coma, caused many people to stop and think about end of life planning through advance...
In a technical sense and strictly construed a legacy is a gift or bequest in a will of personal property. An estate is a person’s interests in real and personal...
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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