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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 [...]

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 [...]