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Do Single People Need Estate Planning?

Do single people need estate planning?  Perhaps you’ve been to an estate planning seminar.  Maybe you’ve read a few articles in the paper of in magazines.  Maybe you've contacted a Charleston estate planning attorney in the past.  Are you now ready to talk about practical estate planning?  Here are answers to some frequently asked questions. [...]

Do Single People Need Estate Planning?2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00

Third-Party Beneficiary Claims

In 2003, Alice Dumville (“Dumville”) met with Thorsen to address her estate planning needs, specifically her last will and testament.  Following the estate planning meeting, Thorsen gathered that Dumville wanted a simple will that would allocate all of her real estate to her mother, should her mother survived her. If her mother-- who was in her late [...]

Third-Party Beneficiary Claims2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00

BATF Rule 41F and Gun Trusts

Understanding Rule 41F - Gun Trust On January 4, 2016 United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch signed ATF Rule 41F, which impacts how South Carolina gun trusts may be established in the context of estate planning. The Rule administratively changes federal regulations regarding firearms regulated by Title II of the Gun Control Act (GCA), specifically [...]

BATF Rule 41F and Gun Trusts2020-02-18T21:14:24+00:00