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3 tips for being a good executor

While many South Carolina residents don’t want to think about the passing of a loved one, being an executor is both an honor and a great responsibility. Typically, people creating their estate plans choose a friend or relative whom they completely trust to serve as...

Overview of different types of trusts

For some people, creating a trust might be a better way for them to accomplish their estate goals than simply writing a basic will. Trusts can be used to accomplish a broad variety of different purposes, including the avoidance of South Carolina probate, minimizing...

What is probate in South Carolina?

South Carolina residents have probably heard of the term “probate” or “probate court” before. But you might not know what probate is until you’re planning your estate or trying to manage a loved one's affairs. Probate refers to the legal process used to transfer...

When can a trust be contested in South Carolina?

Trusts can be a great estate planning tool for South Carolina residents. Trusts can give a person more control over how their assets are passed down and the terms and conditions that beneficiaries must meet. It’s not entirely uncommon for beneficiaries to disagree...

Choosing the right type of trust for your goals

South Carolina residents have a variety of trust options for estate planning purposes. Trusts offer several benefits, such as asset protection, tax savings, and control over how and when assets are distributed. However, selecting the right trust depends on your...