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Book of Estate Planning Questions & Answers
Second Edition

Albert C. Todd III
Edited by W. Steven Johnson and William M. Reynolds

A comprehensive reference guide to estate planning in South Carolina

Written in a straightforward conversational style, The Book of Estate Planning Questions and Answers is a reference guide to estate planning in South Carolina that provides a practical, down-to-earth overview of complex questions. Attorneys will benefit by providing the book as a reference for clients, while laypeople can use it as a preparation guide when seeking assistance from an estate planning lawyer.

The book includes concrete examples and illustrative diagrams to help understand specific topics of concern including trusts, wills, powers of attorney, health care power of attorney, living wills, avoiding probate, and making gifts to reduce the value of one's estate.

The Book of Estate Planning Book Questions and Answers is just what its name implies—a straightforward resource based on the most commonly asked estate planning questions. Unintimidating, insightful, and, most of all, practical, this book offers the perfect starting point for planning one's estate regardless of its size.

Albert C. Todd III (1950–2005) was a partner of Todd & Johnson, L.L.P., in Columbia, South Carolina. He received a B.S. degree in industrial management from Clemson University, a juris doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and a master of laws in estate planning from the University of Miami School of Law. He served as chairman of the Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Law Sections of the South Carolina and Richland County Bars and the Specialization Advisory Board for Estate Planning and Probate Specialty Certification.



book jacket for Book of Estate Planning Questions & Answers


5½ x 8½
184 pages
ISBN 978-1-57003-871-6
paper, $25.00s

Distributed for the South Carolina Bar Continuing Legal Education Division

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