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Estate Planning Law

AtLaw Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC, in Lexington, South Carolina, we represent clients with Estate Planning as well as Probate Litigation. We understand that planning for the future, or the final affairs of a loved one, can be a stressful and difficult experience.

Estate Planning Services

Basic estate planning is very important to ensure that your final wishes involving your property and your loved ones is carried out. After taking the time to understand you and your situation we will custom prepare the legal and estate planning documents necessary. Our goal is to not only ensure that your wishes are carried out, but to also minimize the risk of any complications or litigation in the future.

We assist our clients in preparing the following types of estate planning documents:

Probate Court Litigation

After a death it is up to the Probate Court to determine title to the remaining assets. This will involve determining the validity of any Last Will and Testament, creditor claims. We are able to advise and represent the beneficiary, creditor or personal representative of any estate in all types of contested matters.

There are numerous reasons why it may become necessary to challenge or defend the validity of an estate administration or will. Reasons may include a fiduciary duty breaches by the administrator, forgery, fraudulent claims, spousal elective share disputes, undue influence, unknown heirs. As an experienced Probate Court Attorney James Snell is available to assist his clients with these challenging cases.

We also represent clients in other Probate Court matters including Conservatorship, Guardianship, Mental Health Commitments, Minor Settlements, and Restricted Account Litigation. Contact us today.

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