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Estate planning requires an in-depth understanding of the client’s assets, liabilities and objectives in order to handle all matters concerned in the appropriate manner. Our experience in this arena has provided us with the clear understanding and knowledge necessary to meet the estate planning objectives of our clients. We also have the requisite drafting skills required to ensure clear and concise directives that satisfy the instructions of our clients in handling matters for lifetime planning.

The loss of a loved one is emotionally overwhelming. Facing the legal proceedings to properly handle the estate can be a daunting task. There are potential creditor claims that must be addressed as well as legally imposed deadlines to be met. We can help with each step of the process to ensure the proper handling of the estate.

The sale or purchase of a home can be a stressful endeavor. It does not have to be with the support of our real estate department. Our services begin with our assistance in drafting or reviewing a contract through the closing of the transaction. We work with you, the other party to the transaction, the realtors, and your banker to move the transaction forward in a timely manner.

We look forward to your call to schedule an appointment to allow us to assist you.

The attorneys at Orr & Ervin offer extensive counseling and litigation expertise in construction law and design. With a tremendous background in construction defense, Lawrence represents construction and design professionals from all regions in South Carolina. With many years of experience in this practice area, we represent construction and design professionals who play integral roles in the creation of various construction projects including architects and engineers. We handle work encompassing a variety of settings such as design, construction services, environmental services, and contractual negotiations.

We're also able to counsel design professionals regarding liability issues and mitigation in their particular area of expertise.

Please contact our attorneys to schedule a consultation for your construction and design defense needs.

Whether you have been injured or wronged by someone’s actions, or you find yourself a defendant in a lawsuit, our lawyers have the experience and knowledge to represent you effectively. Our lawyers are highly skilled in navigating the court system and can offer expert advice to help with your individual situation. Whether it is a non-jury or jury matter or state/federal court, we will advocate on your behalf to achieve the best result possible.

We work closely with you to develop a strategy to protect your interests. Our experience includes the following areas:

  • Insurance disputes
  • Construction law
  • Commercial litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Professional malpractice
  • Business/Partnership Contests


Our lawyers are highly capable and proficient in assessing your case and providing a timely and effective strategy to protect you. Please contact us today to schedule an initial consultation.


Owning a business can be time-consuming and stressful. From the start-up procedures to the day-to-day operations, businesses can face a broad range of legal issues in and out of the courtroom.

Our lawyers can help you throughout the start-up process of your business to determine the proper corporate structure to ensure that your business can grow in the future. 

Establishing a relationship with the client and the type of business involved is very important us. It helps us to be able to foresee potential issues that can arise as well as being able to offer strategic advice in operating your business. We offer a broad range of business law services including:

  • Organizing the corporate structure


Contact our business lawyers today to schedule an initial consultation.

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