It is not uncommon for landlords in South Carolina to suddenly and without cause threaten to evict a tenant. Sometimes, they may even change the locks without providing any notice to the tenant. Tenants should be aware that they have many rights under South Carolina law and that in many cases, it is possible to fight against an unlawful eviction. In this post, we’ll review South Carolina eviction laws and tenant’s rights, so both landlords and tenants can understand the law. [Read more…] about South Carolina Eviction Laws & Tenant’s Rights
South Carolina is one of 38 states that does not levy an estate or inheritance tax on beneficiaries after a loved one has passed away. However, the state does have its own inheritance laws that govern which beneficiaries will receive portions of an estate after a loved one dies. It is important that everyone understands the state’s intestate and testate laws, and how they apply to any inheritance a loved one has left behind. [Read more…] about Understanding South Carolina Inheritance Laws
Many estate plans, such as those that include only a will, must go through the probate court. The process is long, expensive, and always has the potential to become complicated. Fortunately, South Carolina law offers many ways for people to avoid probate. Here’s what you need to know.