Having a comprehensive, well-thought-out will is essential if you want to protect your estate and ensure your friends, family, and loved ones are taken care of if you become medically incapacitated or pass away.
At Blood Law, PLLC, we know that drafting a will can be uncomfortable. We'll usher you through the process, working with you every step of the way to make crafting your will as painless as possible.
To schedule a consultation with one of our Greenville will lawyers today and receive the legal counsel you deserve for your estate plan, contact us online or via phone at (704) 286-0570.
What Can a Will Do?
Most people know that they can use a last will and testament to determine how their property is distributed when they pass away. But wills actually have a number of other uses. By drafting a living will in conjunction with your last will and testament, you can:
- Establish Health Care and Financial Power of Attorney (POA). Determining Health Care and Financial POA allows you to appoint an individual (or individuals) to look after your health and finances if you become incapacitated or lack the mental capacity to make decisions.
- Establish guardianship. You can use your will to suggest a guardian for your child if you pass away or become incapacitated. The court will prioritize the person you suggest when appointing a guardian for your child if you can't care for them.
Drafting a Will in SC
Fortunately, drafting a will in South Carolina is relatively easy. You should work with an estate planning lawyer to draft your living will and last will and testament, which will include provisions for PoA, guardianship, and how you want to distribute your estate when you pass away.
After drafting your will, you must sign it in front of at least two witnesses, who must also sign the will. During probate, the court will check in with those witnesses to verify the integrity of the will.
If you wish to invalidate your will, you must destroy it, have someone else destroy it for you, or formally draft a new will and revoke the old one in the terms of the new will.
Our Greenville will attorneys will help you craft the perfect will for your unique needs and circumstances.
To schedule a consultation with an experienced South Carolina will lawyer near you today, contact us online or via phone at (704) 286-0570.
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With the complexities of family law, we put the well-being and safety of your children at the forefront of your case.
When you work with Blood Law, PLLC, you work with our entire team. Everyone is here to support you through each step.
We create personalized plans for each client while setting realistic expectations on the possible outcomes of the case.
From our first phone call to final signing, our team goes above and beyond to make sure you're getting the attention you deserve.