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American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow, 1986-, SC State Chair, 2001-2006; Planned estate for a North Carolina real estate developer with assets aggregating $50 million, including the establishment of multi-generational trusts.

Assisted in administration of estate with business assets in excess of $100 million in several states. Administration of the estate of a deceased South Carolina resident with gross assets totaling $80 million, including establishing a blockage discount for estate tax purposes, negotiating a sale of some of the decedent's shares back to the issuing company for purposes of raising funds necessary to pay the estate tax, and negotiating the Family Settlement Agreement.

Engaged by Duke University to revise its charitable giving forms. Established private foundations and prepared charitable lead trusts as well as charitable remainder trusts. Established family limited partnerships and limited liability companies for purposes of intergenerational wealth transfers and asset protection. Assisted clients in planning and implementing open space easements on real estate for income and transfer tax savings.

Served as expert witness on approximately ten estate tax and trust cases in state and federal courts.

Main Location

113 East Main Street, Suite 330
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: 803-329-8200
2 offices

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James Carlisle Hardin III James Carlisle Hardin III James C. Hardin III, PLLC
Practicing in: Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
Practicing in: Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates

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James C. Hardin III, PLLC

Main Location

113 East Main Street, Suite 330
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: 803-329-8200
2 offices

Personnel

Partners: 1
Associates: 1
Paralegals: 2
Non-Legal Employees: 2

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates