Probate Administration

Probate law and navigating through the probate process typically follows a very emotional loss. Many personal representatives have never probated a Will and know very little about the sometimes complex and confusing process. Our Firm has many years of experience in probate law and we can assist you in navigating through the probate system. 

  • Probate administration
  • Probate litigation including will disputes

The Probate Process

The probate process can be complex and may differ depending on the estate. However, it typically involves:

  • Filing the will with the appropriate South Carolina county probate court
  • Developing the clearest, most effective strategy for probating the estate
  • Locating Beneficiaries 
  • Finding and collecting the deceased’s assets
  • Transferring assets from the deceased to the estate
  • Paying any applicable estate taxes
  • Valuing, managing, preserving and liquidating the estate
  • Overseeing asset distribution
  • Hiring experts when appropriate
  • Settle or litigate any disputes that may arise during the process