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What are the Rights and Obligations of Trustees in South Carolina?

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning|Tags: |

When a person leaves behind a trust as part of his or her estate plan, the person who is responsible for managing the trust is referred to as the “trustee.” While the person who creates [...]

How Can an Heir Challenge the Enforceability of a Will in South Carolina?

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Living Will|Tags: |

If you have lost a loved one and believe you are being denied your rights as an heir, there are a number of potential ways to ensure that you receive the inheritance to which you [...]

How Do You Clear Title to Heir’s Property in South Carolina?

By |September 1st, 2019|Categories: Real Estate|Tags: |

Heir’s property (or “heir property”) is a unique concept that can create unique challenges for property owners and prospective buyers. As explained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA): “Heir property refers to land that [...]

Estate Planning in South Carolina: Do You Need a Living Will and a Health Care Power of Attorney?

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Living Will|

When preparing your estate plan, it is important to give due consideration to the health care planning aspects involved. While most people focus on making decisions regarding the distribution of their assets after death, planning [...]

Co-Owning Real Estate in South Carolina: Should You Choose Tenancy in Common or Joint Tenancy with Rights of Survivorship?

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Real Estate|

When two people intend to jointly own a piece of real estate, they have two primary options for doing so: (i) they can hold the property as “tenants in common;” or, (ii) they can hold [...]

What is a Suit to Quiet Title in South Carolina?

By |June 1st, 2019|Categories: Real Estate|

When someone sells you a piece of property, you expect them to actually own the land they are selling. But, while this is usually the case, there are a number of circumstances that may lead to a person unknowingly or unintentionally selling a piece of real estate that they do not legally own.