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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Can we just use her monies since they are jointly owned? Joint ownership can be a good way to avoid probate, but many people mistakenly believe this form of ownership...
Q. I’ve been told I have a terminal condition and want to make arrangements for my pets. What can you tell me about pet trusts in South Carolina? A. ...
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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