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What is a “will contest”?

When most South Carolinians sign their will, they assume that its words will be given the meaning that was intended when the will was signed. While almost 100% of wills signed in South Carolina pass through probate without challenge, the validity of a few wills is...

What needs to be included to ensure a will is valid

A will is important for estate planners to distribute their property and assets and can also leave a legacy and care and provide for their family members. Estate planners preparing their will should be familiar with what should they need to do to ensure their will is...

The advantages of a living trust

When most people think of estate planning, a will is the first thing that comes to mind. Although wills are useful, they are one of many different kinds of estate planning tools. A will may be suitable for some people, but others may require a different means of...

The benefits of having a trust

There are different estate planning tools to help estate planners through the estate planning process. Trusts are a sometimes misunderstood estate planning tool that are not only for the wealthy. All estate planners should understand how they can benefit from having a...

Requirements for drafting wills in South Carolina

Many South Carolina residents may understand that wills are important estate planning documents. Despite this knowledge, they may not know how to begin the process of drafting a will or what requirements are necessary to make one. When considering matters related to...