Alone, the death of a loved one is a devastating prospect. When combined with a dispute with those closest to you regarding the distribution of the estate of the dearly departed, it can become overwhelming. At a time when you need a helping hand most, we offer our assistance to help safeguard the integrity of the last wishes of the dearly departed.
Our experienced South Carolina probate, trust, and estate attorneys are here to assist you in your hour of need, and we specialize in ensuring the true wishes of your loved ones are carried out precisely as intended. Legal matters can seem so insignificant in the wake of a friend or family member’s death, but beyond wealth and material goods, it is important that a will, trust, living will, or other estate-planning instrument reflect the true intentions of your loved one in sound mind and body.
We shield and enforce wills, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, and other estate-planning instruments of your loved ones by guiding you through complex issues and legal processes such as:
· Beneficiary Designations for Assets and Holdings
· Estate Debt Collection
· Lost or Destroyed Wills
· Forged or Fraudulent Wills
· Disputes Involving Division of Assets
· Will Contests on the Basis of Testator Incompetence, Undue Influence, or Duress
· Omitted Spouse Claims
· Surviving Spouse Elective Share Claims
· Common Law Marriage Claims
· Probate Disputes
· Probate Administration
· Asset Recovery
· Trustee Management
· Accountings and Fiduciary Reports
· Personal Representative and Trustee Fees and Compensation
A last will and testament is drafted to speak for those who no longer have a voice, and we work to ensure it serves its purpose. We are also experienced advocates involving the interpretation, administration, and enforcement of trusts, living wills, and other estate-planning documents. Our experienced probate and trust lawyers have the skill, knowledge, and compassion to best serve you during this difficult life transition. We will cut through fraud, manipulation, and undue legal roadblocks to make certain the desires of your loved one are fulfilled even after their passing.