Wills

Will Preparation - Doug Brown Attorney

Wills

A Last Will and Testament is necessary in order to ensure that, upon your death, your property will be distributed to the persons of your choosing. Otherwise, if there is no will, your property will be transferred to those individuals entitled to receive your property in accordance with South Carolina intestacy laws.

Clients should have their wills reviewed, and possibly revised, as a result of the occurrence of certain events, including marriage, divorce, remarriage, and the death of a spouse or other beneficiary, becoming a parent, the adoption of a child, approaching middle age, or moving to another state.

Wills, Probate & Elder Law

Doug Brown is experienced in the preparation of Wills, Durable Powers of Attorney, Limited Powers of Attorney, and Advance Directives, including Health Care Powers of Attorneys, and Declarations of Desire for a Natural Death, known generally as a "Living Will".

Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Wills should contain the appropriate language required by South Carolina and federal law. He stands ready to explain these documents to you, as well as to your famiy members and advisors to make sure that the documents he prepares for you clearly and accurately express your intentions.

Further, as today's society ages, he stands to advise you and to prepare appropriate documents as to matters relating to wills and Elder Law issues and to help ensure that your final desires are appropriately planned for. Among the issues facing the elderly population are meeting the requirements for eligibility for Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security benefits.

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