Estate Planning & Probate Services

When the time comes for you to plan for the inevitable "Death and Taxes," consult with Attorney Eugene Parrs at Harvey & Battey, P.A. Mr. Parrs focuses on guiding clients through their difficult times by informed counseling and planning. His goal is for you to encounter your trying and often emotional periods with the peace of mind that can only come from proper preparation. Harvey & Battey can offer you a full range of estate planning and estate settlement services.

Wills and Trusts

Each client has unique estate planning goals. In reaching these goals, we provide the following services to our clients:

  • Wills
  • Living Trusts
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Powers of Attorney
  • Declarations of a Desire for A Natural Death (i.e., living wills)
  • HIPAA Authorizations for Health Information
  • Estate Tax Planning

For clients whose assets are great enough to face estate tax exposure, we may suggest more sophisticated arrangements, such as:

  • Private Charitable Foundations
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs)
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • GRITs and GRATs
  • IRA Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Multistate Capability

Eugene Parrs has had more than 40 years of experience and is licensed in South Carolina, New York, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. This gives Harvey & Battey the capability to serve our clients who have multi-state interests.

Estate Settlement and Administration

Harvey & Battey provides full probate and estate settlement services throughout South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Furthermore, our firm handles many "ancillary probate" matters, which arise when non-South Carolina residents die while owning real estate in South Carolina.

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