Columbia, SC asked in Estate Planning for South Carolina

Q: Does the estate lawyer transfer the titles to the vehicles for the survivors of the deceased?

My husband died in an accident and I was told that the lawyers handling the estate transfer the title(s) of vehicles in the estate.

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Taylor Silver
Taylor Silver
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: The only person that has the power to transfer the titles while the estate is open is the person appointed as the personal representative. Have the PR ask the estate attorney for guidance if they are unsure how to go about this.

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