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.
When you have a tort, or civil claim, you may know that you can file a lawsuit to recover damages due to the wrongful or negligent act of the other party. However, most people do not know how to file a civil lawsuit to recover the damages they deserve. Whether you want to file a breach of contract claim, defamation claim, or any other type of civil lawsuit, it is important to know what type of lawsuit you must file, and where to file it. [Read more…] about How to File a Civil Lawsuit