South Carolina Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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Important health, legal, and end-of-life planning forms and information for people living in The Palmetto State.

Whether you’re planning for yourself or someone else, the resources below are vital when it comes to organizing and settling an estate in South Carolina.

Advance Directive Form

Download the Advance Directive form for South Carolina. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Advance Directive forms.

 

Order Death Certificates

Death Certificate instructions for South Carolina. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death Certificate ordering information.

 

Digital Estate Planning Laws

Law: SB 908 South Carolina Uniform Fiduciary Access To Digital Assets Act
Description: This law authorizes a decedent’s personal representative or trustee to access and manage digital assets and electronic communications. [Read the full Bill]
Status: Effective June 3, 2016

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.

     

    Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)

    • South Carolina has no legislation

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death With Dignity Legislation.

     

    Organ Donation Registries

    South Carolina Organ Donation registry official link. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Organ Donation registries.

     

    POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form

    South Carolina doesn’t currently have a POLST program (check the status here). For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state POLST forms.

     

    Probate Laws

    For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Probate Laws.

     

    Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate

    • South Carolina has no estate tax or inheritance tax

    For estate and inheritance tax in other states see our complete list of state-by-state Estate And Inheritance Tax Rates.

    State-By-State Health, Legal, And End-Of-Life Resources

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