PRLog - Aug. 13, 2012 - CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina taught a class on the subject of estate planning and probate at the Johns Island Regional Library in Charleston, SC on Tuesday June 5th 2012. The class was free and open to the public and concentrated on the basics and fundamentals of planning an estate and going through the probate process. The presentation touched on the topics of what an estate is, the different kinds of assets one can have, what happens when someone dies without a will, the ins and outs of probate court, how a last will and testament operates, what a living trust does, what a durable power of attorney does in the case of incapacity, and how to make healthcare decisions in advance. The Johns Island Regional Library is part of the Charleston County Library System and has a large meeting room that has room for many attendees.
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Attorney Evan Guthrie taught the class for about an hour in duration and had time for questions afterward. The questions from the audience included how to make a durable power of attorney effective and how the life time gift tax operates in relation the estate tax calculation. This is the third Charleston County regional library location that Mr. Guthrie spoke at in the past year. Attorney Guthrie previously taught classes at Mt Pleasant Regional Library and St. Andrews Regional Library. Attorney Guthrie enjoys being able to teach about estate planning and probate to the public in a relaxed and pressure free setting where all questions and concerns can be addressed. Mr. Guthrie likes being able to give back to the community by using his legal skills to address a topic that is of great importance and can change the entire dynamic of a family for multiple generations. Attorney Guthrie plans on making several more complimentary presentation s on planning an estate and going through probate court in the future at locations throughout the Charleston area and throughout the state of South Carolina. Consult with his website for future presentation dates and locations.
Evan Guthrie Law Firm is licensed to practice law throughout the state of South Carolina. The Evan Guthrie Law Firm practices in the areas of estate planning probate wills living trust special needs trusts personal injury accident and divorce and family law and entertainment law. For further information visit his website at http://www.ekglaw.com . Follow on Twitter https://twitter.com/