Evan Guthrie Law Firm Shares Info About Estate Planning and Probate to Senior Group of Summerville, SC Church
Charleston, SC, September 17, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Attorney Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina spoke to a Senior Group of Dorchester Presbyterian Church in Summerville, SC about the basics of estate planning and probate. Mr. Guthrie made the presentation at Gilligan’s Restaurant in Ladson, SC. The talk was made during the monthly lunch meeting of the congregation’s senior group while members of the gathering ate their lunch. The presentation lasted about an hour in duration as attorney Evan Guthrie covered many different topics of law. Mr. Guthrie went over the fundamentals of estate planning including what constitutes an estate, what are the different kinds of estates are, what assets are and how different assets are classified, what happens in probate court, how long the typical probate process lasts, what the main steps of probate are and where each step happens in a chain of events, the most common types of estate plans are, what happens when there is no plan in place, the South Carolina intestate succession order of division, what happens when a last will and testament is in place, how to pick a personal representative for an estate, what a residuary clause and personal property memorandum are, what a revocable living trust is and how it can be used in planning, the pros and cons of using trust, how to fund a trust, how to plan for a potential incapacity, what living probate is, how a durable power of attorney can be used to offer protection to an individual, what advance directives are and how they can be used to make important end of life health decisions, the most common missteps that people make when planning an estate, and the most important things to get in order when preparing a plan. Attorney Guthrie enjoyed the opportunity to teach such an important topic to a group that was receptive to learning and had many quality questions. Mr. Guthrie looked forward to being able to return in the future to make additional talks to the members of Dorchester Presbyterian Church about estate planning and other important legal topics.
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