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
Tag Archives: Survival Cause of Action
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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?
I got a lot of phone calls about long term care planning after an article on Medicaid planning I ran a month or so ago. There were common areas of...
My husband and I gave some of our land to build a home and recently loaned money to pay off our son’s mortgage.He and his wife have made no effort to pay us back. They are both in good health and employed, but always say they are short of money. When we...
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...
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