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 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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If you’re 18 or older, it’s time to make a will. Even young adults have assets and legal interests that need protecting and directing upon death. Many children come from...
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. My mother has some fault in a small car accident. I’m concerned that she doesn’t have enough car insurance and think she should place her life savings beyond the...
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