South Carolina Estate Planning

Hindson & Melton LLC is a premier Charleston-area provider of estate planning, wills, trusts, and probate administration legal services.   We offer a full range of estate-planning instruments and services for individuals and families interested in preserving their own, or their parents’ assets. Read More

Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust – ILIT

The irrevocable life insurance trust, or ILIT, can be a powerful estate planning tool offering significant estate tax savings.  Proper planning results in the life insurance proceeds not being included in the estate of the insured for estate tax purposes. Read More

Life Insurance Trusts

Using a trust to receive life insurance proceeds, whether a revocable life insurance trust or an irrevocable life insurance trust, has a number of advantages.  One important consideration is that the proceeds of a large policy can be managed professionally Read More

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