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Mitchell C. Payne

Elder law Attorney at Rock Hill, SC

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  • State Years
    Georgia - GA 38 years
    South Carolina - SC 39 years
  • Licensed for 38 years
    State GA
    Acquired 1985
    Status
    Active Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 39 years
    State SC
    Acquired 1984
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Mitchell

Learn Mitchell’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Elder law
    25%
    Long Term Care Planning, Medicaid Eligibility, Asset Protection, Disabilities and Special Needs Planning, Planning for Incapacity, Power of Attorneys, Elder Abuse; Family Disputes; and Veterans Benefits, Home Care Options, and Funding Long Term Care

    34 years

  2. Medicaid and medicare
    25%
    Medicaid Eligibility, Medicaid Appeals, Asset Protection, Medicaid Planning, Funding Long Term Care with Medicaid; and Medicaid for Persons with Special Needs

    34 years

  3. Estate planning
    20%
    Wills, Trusts, Estate and Gift Tax Law, Estate Tax Returns, Gift Tax Returns, Insurance Planning, Asset Protection Planning, IRA and Retirement Plan Distribution Planning, Business Succession Planning, Trusts for Disabled Family Members, Planning for Incapacity

    38 years

  4. Bankruptcy and debt
    15%
    All aspects of debt relief, including Bankruptcy (Chapters 7, 13, & 11); Debt Negotiations, Debtor Rights, Asset Protection Planning; and Disputes with the IRS, Offers in Compromise

    8 years

  5. Probate
    15%
    All Probate Court Matters including Estate Administration, Trust Administration, Estate Disputes, Will Contests, Fiduciary Litigation, and Guardianships

    38 years

MITCHELL C. PAYNE is a Partner in the law firm of Payne & Black, LLC and a shareholder in ElderLaw Services of South Carolina, P.A. He received his Masters in Accounting from the University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business, and his Law Degree from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law. Mr. Payne represents faimilies throughout the state of South Carolina and in the the following areas;  Asset Protection, Elder Law, Medicaid Eligibility, Veteran’s Benefits, Long Term Care Planning, Disability and Special Needs Law, Nursing Home Law, Incapacity, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Administration, Guardianship, Bankruptcy, Business Succession Planning, and Litigation; relating to Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Exploitation of Vulnerable Adults, Abuse of Power of Attorney, and all Probate Court matters.

Mr. Payne is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, a founding board member of the Carolina's Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys; a Past President of the South Carolina Chapter of NAELA; and a Charter Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners. Mr. Payne previously served as the Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the South Carolina Bar,  and is a frequent lecturer on Elder Law, Medicaid, Public Benefits, Asset Protection, and the rights of senior citizens and those with disabilities.

 

 

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Payne & Black, LLC
131 Caldwell Street
Rock Hill, SC, 29730
Payne, Black & Pickelsimer, LLC
1531 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC, 29202
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AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Payne, Black & Pickelsimer, LLC
  • 2000 - Present
  • Shareholder
  • Payne, Blades, & Wellborn, P.A.
  • 1993 - 1999
  • Associate
  • Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson
  • 1991 - 1993
  • Associate
  • Roddey, Carpenter & White
  • 1989 - 1991
  • Tax Consultant
  • Price Waterhouse
  • 1988 - 1989
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Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1984
  • University of South Carolina Moore School of Business
  • MA - Masters
  • 1981
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1980

Associations

  • Membership Committee - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Academy of Special Needs Planners
  • Charter Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia, Elder Law Section
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • United States Tax Court
  • Admitted
  • 1990 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar, Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar, Elder Law Committee
  • Chair
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Probate Code Revision Committee - Article 3 (8-13) Probate, Est. Plning & Trust Sec.
  • Co-chair
  • 2009 - 2013
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (South Carolina chapter) CLE Commttee
  • Chair
  • 2009 - 2011
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (South Carolina chapter)
  • President
  • 2006 - 2007
  • South Carolina Bar, Elder Law Committee Subcommittee On Legislation
  • Chair
  • 2006 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (South Carolina Chapter)
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Planning for Long Term Care
  • Advance Planning
  • 2012
  • Planning for Long Term Care
  • Veterans Benefits
  • 2012
  • 2011 Fall Conferance
  • Advanced Elder Law Issues
  • 2011
  • South Carolina Elder Law and Beyond
  • Elder Law and Veterans Benefits Law
  • 2010
  • Planning for the Long Term Care Needs of Seniors and Those with Special Needs
  • Long term care for those with disabilites
  • 2010
  • Are Your Legal Affairs In Order
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning and Probate
  • 2010
  • Are Your Legal Affairs In order
  • Elder Law and Estate Planning
  • 2010
  • South Carolina Bar - Annual Meeting
  • Elder Law and Divorce
  • 2009
  • South Carolina Summer School of Gerontology
  • Medicaid and Long Term Care Planning
  • 2008
  • Elder Law Planning for the Long Term Care Needs Of Seniors
  • Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits
  • 2008
  • 2007 Elder Law Seminar
  • Medicaid Planning 2007 and Beyond
  • 2007
  • 2006 Elder Law Seminar
  • Planning with Notes and Annuities After DRA 2006
  • 2006
  • South Carolina White House Conference on Aging
  • In-Migration and Its Economic Effect on SC
  • 2005
  • Old Republic Title Annual SC CLE
  • Elder Law for Real Estate Attorneys
  • 2004
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