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Legal Guidance You Can Trust After You Have Lost A Loved One

If you have been named executor, or personal representative, of an estate, you may be feeling overwhelmed and intimidated by the probate process. It is often advisable to meet with an attorney who can advise you of your legal duties and assist you with the legal procedures.

Based in the Myrtle Beach area, Sligh Law Firm, advises estate representatives and trustees during the probate process. Our attorneys are familiar with local probate courts, understand how the probate process works and know how to guide our clients through the process in the most efficient manner possible. We have served our region since 1973 and are dedicated to offering you the insight you need to make informed decisions.

The Insight You Need At All Stages Of The Probate Process

Probate is the formal process of administering a deceased person’s estate. During this process, all claims and debts against the estate will be resolved and the deceased’s property will be distributed. If the deceased has an estate plan, distributions of property will be made according to the estate documents. However, if no estate plan exists, property will be distributed via South Carolina’s intestacy laws.

Being named as executor, or personal representative, of an estate is both an honor and a burden. Being chosen to oversee an estate showcases the trust and faith a loved one had in your abilities. However, as estate administrator, there are many duties you must fulfill. At , our estate planning lawyers will provide as much or as little assistance as you require to ensure your duties as personal representatives are met.

Our services include assistance with the following:

  • Documenting and securing all of the estate’s assets
  • Identifying and notifying potential heirs or beneficiaries
  • Notifying creditors
  • Paying the final debts of the estate
  • Submitting the estate to probate court
  • Resolving probate disputes

Working with an experienced attorney can help you resolve any issues that may arise and ensure that their assets are distributed fairly.

Contact Us For Assistance During Probate Administration

Streamline the probate process, and ensure all of your duties as an estate administrator or trustee are properly fulfilled. Contact our estate administration attorneys either online or by calling 843-919-7747 to schedule a consultation.