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When Can a Personal Representative or Trustee Be Removed in South Carolina?

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

When a person dies in South Carolina, the individual responsible for administering his or her estate in probate is referred to as a “personal representative.” If the decedent left a trust, the individual responsible for [...]

What Terms Should You Negotiate in Your South Carolina Commercial Real Estate Lease?

By |February 1st, 2020|Categories: Real Estate|Tags: |

Whether you are starting, expanding, or relocating your business in Summerville, one of the first steps you need to take from a legal perspective is to negotiate the terms of your lease. Commercial leases tend [...]

10 Reasons to Update Your Estate Plan in 2020 if You Live in South Carolina

By |January 1st, 2020|Categories: Estate Planning|Tags: |

It’s time to ring in the New Year, and while that means looking ahead to 2020, it also means reflecting on the events that transpired in 2019. From an estate planning perspective, there are several [...]

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

By |December 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 [...]