Probate

South Carolina Probate  After a loved one passes, you may be asking yourself several questions about the Probate process.   Am I required to go through the Probate Court in order to distribute the Decedent’s estate? Yes.  Regardless of whether a person did or did not have a will,...

In 2013, the State Legislature amended South Carolina Probate Code Section 62-2-507.  Also known as the ‘revocation by divorce statute,' Section 62-2-507 revokes a testator’s will to the extent necessary to omit an ex-spouse from inheriting from the testator’s estate.  The 2013 amendment expanded the ‘revocation...