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…

You’re Ready to Sell Your Business. Now what?

Selling a business is not as easy as selling a car or house. Preparing for the process is critical in ensuring it’s as simple and successful as possible. Here are the steps to take when you’re ready to sell your business. Step One: Consolidate and Organize Your Financials A buyer for your business needs to…

Debt After Death: What You Need to Do

Who is responsible for the debt after death? Many people fear they will be responsible for a loved one’s debts, but we’re here to clear up the confusion. Here’s what happens to a decedent’s debt and what you need to do. Do Debts Die When a Person Does? Debt does not go away when a…

How to Change a Custody Agreement in SC

Contrary to what many divorced or separated parents believe, a change to a custody agreement is possible. Lives and circumstances change, and sometimes an agreement that made sense in the past no longer serves the parents or children. Informal custody changes are not considered an order of the court so a parent may have trouble…



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