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Tips for Planning Charitable Giving

Giving is a great way to create a positive impact and contribute to the causes you care about the most. However, it can be challenging to navigate the philanthropy world for those still new to it. With so many organizations, it isn’t easy to know where to start. To give you a starting point, advanced…

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Rights of Survivorship in South Carolina

Property ownership is assigned to individuals with property titles, with their names and signatures on the legal documents. If two or more people pool resources to acquire a property, they can become its legal joint owners.    How you hold title to a property with another individual can have far-reaching effects on your family or…

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Why Would You Need a Probate Attorney

While it’s natural to want to handle your legal affairs or those of a deceased loved one personally, navigating the intricacies of probate law can be a monumental challenge that requires the experience and expertise of a skilled professional. This is where the invaluable role of a probate attorney comes into play.   Below, we…

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Living Trust vs. Will Guide

Estate planning is crucial to one’s financial journey as it ensures the smooth transfer of assets to loved ones and other heirs after an individual’s passing. This process provides a clear path for asset distribution and offers peace of mind to family members during a difficult time of grief and confusion.   When creating an…

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Guide to Wills and Trusts in South Carolina

A widespread misconception is that estate planning is only for those with large estates. The reality is that any individual who wishes to protect their assets and secure their family’s future should have an estate plan.    Estate planning vehicles like wills and trusts document your final wishes and instructions to ensure they are honored.…

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Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Estate planning is a process that allows you to safeguard your assets and make sure they go to your desired recipients after you die. It entails putting wealth preservation plans and tax strategies in place to reduce taxes, court costs, and more, legally.    But while the process is an advantageous endeavor to tackle, especially…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Wills & Trusts

Planning for the future can be overwhelming and intimidating, especially if you are unsure how to proceed. You want to get your legal and financial affairs in order for those you will leave behind, but where do you start? What do you need to know about estate planning today to take care of your loved…

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Common Misconceptions About Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is an estate planning document that gives one or more persons of your choice the power to act on your behalf. POAs can be used for various circumstances, and agents can be granted the authority to make financial to medical decisions on behalf of a principal.  Having this is beneficial as…

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The Pros and Cons of Trusts

Estate planning is an important legal process that creates a formal plan for what happens to your assets after your incapacity or passing. By creating a formal estate plan, you can protect your family from legal problems and unburden them from having to sort out your finances and assets if you cannot offer input.  …

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