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Written by attorney Evan Kyle Guthrie | Nov 20, 2011

Probate in Barataria Island, South Carolina

There are several things to know when probate an estate in Barataria Island, South Carolina. Probate is usually started in the county where the deceased last resided. The town of Barataria Island is located in Beaufort County. In Beaufort County, South Carolina, almost all the information you want to know can be found at http://www.sccourts.org/probate/index.cfm?fuseaction=estateAdmin&countyno=7 . The Estate Division of the probate court is located at the main office at Beaufort County Courthouse, 102 Ribaut Road, Room 100, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902 and a Hilton Head satellite location at Beaufort County Government Center South, 539 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928. The office hours for the estate division of the probate court are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m for the Beaufort Main Office and 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays for the Hilton Head Island Satellite Office. You can contact the office of the probate court at Tele # 843-255-5850, Fax# 843-255-9447 the Beaufort Main Office and Tele # 843-255-5866, Fax# 843-255-9518 the Hilton Head Island Satellite Office if you have any questions. The office staff of the probate court can be very helpful with answering general questions regarding your situation, but cannot answer any legal questions or give legal advice. There are some areas of probate that you might be able to handle on your own, but for some areas it is best to hire a estate planning attorney to help you.

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