2018 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
ARTICLE 5 - PROTECTION OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND THEIR PROPERTY
Section 62-5-431. Payment of debt and delivery of property to foreign conservator without local proceedings.
Section effective until January 1, 2019. See, also, Section 62-5-429 effective January 1, 2019.
Any person indebted to a protected person, or having possession of property of or an instrument evidencing a debt, stock, or chose in action belonging to a protected person may pay or deliver to a conservator, guardian of the estate, or other like fiduciary appointed by a court of the state of residence of the protected person, upon being presented with proof of his appointment and an affidavit made by him or on his behalf stating:
(1) that no protective proceeding relating to the protected person is pending in this State;
(2) that the foreign conservator is entitled to payment or to receive delivery.
If the person to whom the affidavit is presented is not aware of any protective proceeding pending in this State, payment or delivery in response to the demand and affidavit discharges the debtor or possessor.
HISTORY: 1986 Act No. 539, Section 1.