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S. Alan Medlin

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Issues 1 through 238 (as of October 2008) of the Probate Practice Reporter, co-author (with Zaritsky) and co-editor (with Boyle and Zaritsky)

Limitations on the Trustee's Power to Adjust, 42 Real Prop., Prob. & Tr. J. 717 (2008).

Probate Practice Reporter, Lifetime Transfer of Savings Bonds, Vol.19, No. 4 (2007)

Probate Practice Reporter, Power to Adjust Limitations, Vol.19, No. 3 (2007)

Probate Practice Reporter, A First Look at Statutory Trustee Delegation, Vol.19, No. 2 (2007)

The South Carolina Trust Code (co-author with Hardin) (SC Bar 2006)

Estate Planning Studies: The Uniform Principal and Income Act's Power to Adjust (Merrill-Andersen) (2006)

Probate Practice Reporter, Power to Adjust Pre-Conditions, Vol.18, No. 12 (2006)

Probate Practice Reporter, More Ruminations About the Trustee's Power to Adjust, Vol.18, No. 7 (2006)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Uniform Principal and Income Act's Power to Adjust, Vol.18, No. 6 (2006)

Probate Practice Reporter, The UPC Response to Tulsa: Opportunity for Less Notice?, Vol.18, No. 3 (2006)

Probate Practice Reporter, Shades of Tulsa: Another Claims-Barring Due Process Case, Vol.18, No. 2 (2006)

South Carolina Lawyer, The S.C. Elective Share Marital Deduction Offset Rule, Vol 17., No.6, page 12 (May 2006) (with Boyle)

The Impact of Significant Substantive Provisions of the South Carolina Trust Code, 57 S.C. L. Rev. 137 (2005)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Uniform Trust Code Treatment of Revocable Trusts, Vol.17, No. 9 (2005)

Probate Practice Reporter, Beneficiary's Ability to Discover a Trustee's Communications with Counsel, Vol.17, No. 8 (2005)

Probate Practice Reporter, Removal of Probate Cases to Federal Court, Vol.17, No.7 (2005) (with Howard B. Stravitz)

Probate Practice Reporter, Some Uniform Trust Code Provisions Causing Controversy: Part 2, Vol.17, No.5 (2005)

Probate Practice Reporter, Some Uniform Trust Code Provisions Causing Controversy: Part 1, Vol.17, No.4 (2005)

Estate Planning Studies: Probate Update (Merrill-Andersen) (2005)

Probate Practice Reporter, Social Security Benefits for Posthumously-Conceived Children, Vol.16, No.8 (2004)

Probate Practice Reporter, Choosing the Law Governing Trusts, Vol.16, No.5 (2004)

Estate Planning Studies: Trust Reformation and Charitable Trusts (Merrill-Andersen) (2004)

Probate Practice Reporter, Trust Modification and Reformation Under the Uniform Trust Code, Vol.16, No.4 (2004)

Probate Practice Reporter, Cy Pres and the Two Charities, Vol.14, No.10 (2002)

Wills and Trusts in South Carolina (SC Bar 2002)

Estate Planning Studies: Disclaimers, Spousal Protection, Contracts to Will, and Tax Consequences (Merrill-Andersen) (2002)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Deadman's Statute and Exceptions, Vol.13, No.12 (2001)

Probate Practice Reporter, Double Taxation and Treaties, Vol.13, No.11 (2001)

Probate Practice Reporter, Massachusetts Remains a Haven for Trust Reformation, Vol.13, No.4 (2001)

Estate Planning Studies: Trust Reformation and Taxation (Merrill-Andersen) (2001)

Probate Practice Reporter, Trustees and Attorney Client Privilege, Vol.12, No.4 (2000)

Probate Practice Reporter, Year-End Gifting Reminders (with Boyle and Zaritsky, Volume 11, No.12 (1999)

Probate Practice Reporter, Will Preparation Software and Unauthorized Practice, Volume 11, No.10 (1999)

Probate Practice Reporter, Can Trustees Enjoy Privileged Communications with Lawyers?, Volume 11, No.9 (1999)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Federal Probate Exception and Tortious Interference with an Inheritance, Vol.11, No.4 (1999)

Trusts and Estates (Nov. 1998), State Law Update: A Smorgasbord of Decisions (cover article)

Probate Practice Reporter, Feds Split over Disclaiming Tax Liens, Vol.10, No.12 (1998)

Estate Planning Studies: Current Developments in Trust and Estate Law (Merrill-Andersen) (1998)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Winter 1998), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Recent Trends in Probate: The Dog Wags Back (Again) - Another Update on Non-tax Issues Affecting the Estate Planning and Probate Practitioner, 32 Univ. Miami Estate Planning Institute 200 (Matthew Bender 1998)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Summer 1998), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Study 10 (South Carolina Report)

Probate Practice Reporter, Vicarious Conception and Probate, Vol.10, No.5 (1998)

Probate Practice Reporter, Conspiracy Theories Are in Vogue, Even in Probate, Vol.10, No.4 (1998)

Probate Practice Reporter, Proposed New Fiduciary Accounting Rules, Vol. 10, No. 3 (1998)

Probate Practice Reporter, Disclaimer Malpractice Worries, Vol. 9, No. 12 (1997)

Probate Practice Reporter, Congressional CERCLA Exculpation for Fiduciaries: Silt in the Safe Harbor?, Vol. 9, No. 6 (1997)

Probate Practice Reporter, A Vial Story, Or JTROS Accounts at the Cryobank, Vol.9, No. 3 (1997)

Probate Practice Reporter, More Claims Confusion, Vol.9, No. 2 (1997)

Estate Planning Studies: CERCLA Liability for Fiduciaries (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1997)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Spring 1997), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, Probate and Powers: Part II, Vol.8, No. 8 (1996)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Winter 1996), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Spring 1996), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Estate Planning Studies: Powers of Appointment (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1996)

Probate Practice Reporter, Probate and Powers: Part I, Vol.8, No. 6 (1996)

Probate Practice Reporter, Wrongful Death of an Illegitimate Fetus? Can the Father Recover?, Vol.8, No. 4 (1996)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Winter 1996), Editor (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, How Do Probate Practitioners Charge?, Vol.7, No. 12 (1995)

Probate Practice Reporter, Qualifying the Surviving Spouse, Vol.7, No. 6 (1995)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (1995), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, I've Got a Secret Trust, Vol.7, No. 1 (1995)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Omitted Spouse's Share, Vol.6, No. 10 (1994)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (1994), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, Same-Sex Partners and Probate Practice: Marriage, Vol.6, No. 4 (1994)

Probate Practice Reporter, Same-Sex Partners and Probate Practice: Adoption, Vol.6, No. 3 (1994)

Probate Practice Reporter, Guaranteed Probate Problems, Vol.6, No. 1 (1994)

Result-Oriented Interpretations of the South Carolina Probate Code Create Estate of Confusion, 44 S.C.L. Rev. 287 (1993)

Probate Practice Reporter, Sherman Marches Through the Fourth Circuit, Vol.5, No. 9 (1993)

Probate Practice Reporter, Trustee Fears of Environmental Liability Rise with Phoenix, Vol.5, No. 6 (1993)

Probate Practice Reporter, To Whom Does the Fiduciary's Attorney Owe a Duty?, Vol.5, No. 4 (1993)

Estate Planning Studies: Current Developments in Trust and Estate Law (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1993)

An Examination of Disclaimers Under UPC Section 2-801, 55 Albany L. Rev. 1233 (1992) (a national symposium on the 1990 Uniform Probate Code amendments)

Recent Trends in Probate, 26 U. Miami Estate Planning Institute 500 (Matthew-Bender 1992) Chapter 5: The Dog Wags Back: Recent Developments in Probate Law

Probate Practice Reporter, Drafting Malpractice: More Storm Warnings, Vol.4, No. 11 (1992)

Probate Practice Reporter, Dirt at Death: Where Is the Title to Real Property?, Vol.4, No. 9 (1992)

Probate Practice Reporter, A Heated Dispute Thaws Frozen Embryos, Vol.4, No. 7 (1992)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (1992), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Estate Planning Studies: Current Developments in Trust and Estate Law (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1992)

Probate Practice Reporter, Who Is a Natural Object of the Bounty? (with Tara Nauful), Vol.4, No. 3 (1992)

Probate Practice Reporter, Joint Editorial Board Rebukes Eighth Circuit Decision, Vol.4, No. 1 (1992)

Probate Practice Reporter, Tulsa Professional Collection Services Finally Collects, Vol.3, No.7 (1991)

Probate Practice Reporter, Attorney Involvement and Preventive Maintenance, Vol.3, No.6 (1991)

Probate Practice Reporter, Planning for Revocation, Vol.3, No.4 (1991)

Probate Practice Reporter, Environmental Liability: A Hazard for Fiduciaries?, Vol.3, No.3 (1991)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Effects of Ademption and Abatement on Probate, Vol.3, No.1 (1991)

South Carolina Lawyer, What Every South Carolina Lawyer Should Know About the (Ugh!) Rule Against Perpetuities, (with Boyle) May/June 1991.

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Spring 1991), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Estate Planning Studies: Current Developments in Trust and Estate Law (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1990)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Winter 1990), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

South Carolina Lawyer, 1990 Amendments to the South Carolina Probate Code, November/December 1990

Deferred Charitable Giving, (with Boyle) (in conjunction with the development of a comprehensive deferred giving program for USC Law School) (1990)

Probate Practice Reporter, Cruzan Decision Ponders Right to Die, Vol.2, No.8 (1990)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Summer 1990), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, Reforming Charitable Trusts, Vol.2, No. 6 (1990)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Spring 1990), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

South Carolina Lawyer, An Overview of the Elective Share, Vol.1, No.3 (1989)

South Carolina Lawyer, Settling a Minor Problem, Vol.1., No.1 (1989)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Fall 1989), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, Avoiding the Elective Share, Vol.1, No.11 (1989)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Summer 1989), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, The Attorney-Beneficiary: Wearing Two Hats Can Cause Headaches, Vol.1, No.7 (1989)

Estate Planning Studies: Fiduciary Accounting (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1989)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (Spring 1989), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Probate Practice Reporter, Waiving the Elective Share, Vol.1, No.4 (1989)

Probate Practice Reporter, Creditors' Claims: Traps and Problems, Vol.1, No.1 (1989)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (December 1988), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

A Primer on Powers, Hofstra Property Law Journal, Vol.2, No.1 (Fall 1988)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (September 1988), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Recent Amendments to the Probate Code (Part Two), The Transcript, Vol. 32, No. 9 (September 1988)

General Assembly Enacts Amendments to Probate Code, The Transcript Vol. 32, No.8 (August 1988)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (June 1988), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Estate Planning Studies: Current Developments in Trust and Estate Law (Merrill-Andersen) (with Professor Boyle) (1988)

Estate Planning, Probate and Trust News, A Newsletter of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section of the South Carolina Bar (February 1988), Editor and Author (with Professor Boyle)

Selected Substantive Provisions of the South Carolina Probate Code: A Comparison with Previous South Carolina Law, 38 S.C.L. Rev. 611 (1987)

Probate and Property, The Magazine of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the American Bar Association, Vol.1, Nos. 1-5 (January-September 1987), Keeping Current - Property (author and editor)

Estate Planning: A Consideration of Selected Differences Between South Carolina and Federal Estate and Gift Tax Law and Possible Tax Savings Therefrom, 30 S.C.L. Rev. 584 (1979)

S. Alan Medlin

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