What is a Probate Lawyer?

When managing a deceased loved one’s affairs, the term "probate lawyer" often becomes a crucial part of the conversation. But what exactly is a probate lawyer, and when might you need one? A probate lawyer, also known as a probate attorney or estate attorney, is a legal professional who specializes in handling estate matters, including…

Digital Assets: How Do I Protect My Digital Footprint With a Will?

In today's digital age, our lives have become intertwined with technology in more ways than we can imagine. We document memories, manage our finances, and even conduct business online. These digital footprints, often called digital assets, hold immense value, both sentimental and financial. As technology advances, protecting these assets in your estate planning has become…

Writing a Will: Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution

As the new year unfolds, it's time to prioritize a task that most people try to avoid: writing a will. In South Carolina, as in many places, estate planning is the best way to protect your family after you’re gone. It's not just about distributing your assets; it's about ensuring the future security and peace…

Protect Your Assets and Your Loved Ones

You don’t have to be exceptionally wealthy or have a portfolio chock full of assets to incorporate a trust into your estate planning. A trust isn’t a fancy legal situation only for top tier earners. It’s a fiduciary agreement that allows an individual to assign the administration of their estate to a trustee who works…

Contract Review: 3 Key Parts

Estate planning might be more emotional and personal than many other legal agreements, but the contracts are just as critical. Here are three things to look for during the contract review stage of any contract, including estate planning. #1: Check the Dates and Deadlines Check and double-check any dates and deadlines listed in the contract.…

4 Tips to Help You Cope with a Family Member’s Difficult Diagnosis

No one is ever ready for a loved one to receive a diagnosis of a serious or terminal illness. It can make you feel untethered and out of control while it affects every aspect of your life. The ill family member will need significant care, but you can’t neglect yourself in the process. Here are…



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