Living Will

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

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 are entitled. Challenging the enforceability of your family member’s will is one possibility; and, depending on the circumstances, you may [...]

2019-10-01T17:30:44+00:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Living Will|Tags: |

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

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 for incapacity and establishing guidelines for end-of-life care are equally important. These steps can provide much-needed peace of mind for [...]

2019-09-11T12:37:21+00:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Estate Planning, Living Will|

Estate Planning in South Carolina When You Don’t Have Children

Estate planning for after death is incredibly important, especially for your loved ones. 56 percent of Americans claim they don’t have a will. Typically, belongings are passed to a surviving spouse or children. But what if you don’t have any children? If you don’t have a will. Your estate might end up with family members [...]

2018-10-16T20:19:54+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Living Will|Tags: , , |

Why Should I Sign a Living Will in South Carolina?

What would you do if someone you loved had been in a severe accident and was now on life support? Would it take more courage to keep them alive or to pull the plug? Who in your family would get to decide? What if it were you who was critically injured and now on life [...]

2018-05-29T16:47:47+00:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: Living Will|Tags: , , |

What Are Advanced Health Care Directives in South Carolina?

As a Probate Attorney located in Summerville, South Carolina, I am often asked about advanced directives and how it will affect them. This is a fundamental document that needs to be executed during your life to ensure that you receive the kind of health care you want if you are ever incapacitated. Having an advance directive [...]