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Author: Law Office of Gem McDowell, P.A

Timing Is Everything: When Powers of Attorney Aren’t Bulletproof

In the previous blog, we looked at the basics of financial and medical powers of attorney. Today, we’re going to look at how these documents are not as straightforward as...

Do You Know the Limits of Your Powers of Attorney?

The power of attorney for finance and the power of attorney for health care are two essential documents of estate planning. These documents give a person (the agent) the power...

Why Charleston Is the Way it Is: How South Carolina’s Annexation Rules Shaped the City

What does the City of Charleston look like from above? That is, what are its boundaries? You might think that the City of Charleston comprises the peninsula, West Ashley to...

To Disclose or Not to Disclose? The Importance of Disclosure in Prenuptial Agreements

What are the three most important things when it comes to real estate? That’s right: Location, location, location. Likewise, when it comes to prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, the three most...

Why You Don’t Want to Be a Trustee

I once saw a bumper sticker on a car that said “Smile. You Could Be a Trustee.” I thought it was great because it’s true. Being a trustee can be...

Can You Be Held Personally Liable for Your LLC’s Debts?

Entrepreneurs who create a limited liability company (LLC) are protected from putting their personal assets at risk for business debts. Right? After all, that’s the main purpose of the LLC....

Why Common Law Marriage was Just Abolished in South Carolina

Common law marriage will no longer be recognized in South Carolina. In making this determination, the Supreme Court of South Carolina joins the trend of several other states who have...

See How South Carolina’s Counties Are Growing and Shrinking

We know that of South Carolina’s 46 counties, some are growing and some are shrinking, but knowing that alone doesn’t tell the whole story. Today we’re going to look a...

How Much Money Do People Earn in South Carolina?

In a previous blog, we looked at population trends in South Carolina over the last decade in the context of how that information could impact business owners looking to do...

Is Your Lawyer Legit?

The legal profession is one of the most heavily regulated professions in the U.S. Every state requires attorneys to be licensed, yet people still practice law when they shouldn’t, which...
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