Types of Deeds

There are two basic types of deeds used in a real estate transaction in South Carolina: (1) Quitclaim Deeds (2) Warranty Deeds. A quitclaim deed merely purports to convey whatever title or interest the grantor has in the property. This means that there is generally not title search performed and examined prior to the transfer….


Deed vesting: It does matter

To ensure that your property is distributed according to your wishes, it is imperative to understand how you hold title. The two main ways to hold title in South Carolina are as Tenants in Common or Joint Tenants with Right of Survivorship. Tenants in Common is classified as property ownership transferred to two or more…


Frequently Asked Question – Will I be terminated if I file a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

The Workers’ Compensation Act is a no-fault system that provides relief for injured workers. In compensable cases, the workers’ compensation Carrier will provide medical care and payment of compensation while an injured employee is out of work.  Unfortunately, many injured workers are afraid to file for benefits for fear of termination.  S.C. Code Ann. §…


Nursing Home Abuse

in SC Law

Placing a parent or loved one into a nursing home is a difficult but often necessary medical decision made by the family.  We hope that we are entrusting our loved ones to caring and compassionate care providers.  Unfortunately, this is not always the case.  The National Center on Elder Abuse warns, “signs of elder abuse…