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Serving Anderson, South Carolina and Surrounding Areas 864-375-0530
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Areas of Practice

Real Estate

Since beginning practice in 1978, William C. Hood has established himself as a well-recognized real estate attorney in Anderson, South Carolina. With more than 30 years of experience in both real estate transactions and litigation, he offers a full range of services.
 
Real Estate Closings and Transactions 


  • Commercial Closings
  • Residential Closings
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Mortgages
  • Owner Financing
  • Title Insurance
Today's real estate environment makes it more important than ever to have experienced legal representation in any real estate transaction.

Real Estate Litigation

  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Mechanic's Liens
  • Construction Claims
  • Building Defects
Experienced in both real estate law and litigation, William C. Hood can provide representation in matters that require not only knowledge of the substantive law of real estate but also the ability to pursue the cases in court.
Real estate
Why You Need an Independent and Experienced Real Estate Attorney

The laws of South Carolina require that a licensed attorney manage and handle real estate transactions. The Supreme Court of this state has held that such transactions constitute the practice of law and that all aspects of the transaction must be done under the supervision of an attorney. (Doe v. McMaster. 355 S.C. 773, 585 S.E. 2d 773 (2003).

Today's real estate environment is not only complex but risky for those not properly represented and advised. The FBI has called mortgage fraud an "epidemic" in recent years.

Dishonest lenders, unscrupulous mortgage brokers and other real estate professionals can mislead honest and unwary individuals into transactions that are not in their best interest and, at worst, are fraudulent and illegal. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs' Mortgage Fraud Report describes common fraudulent schemes and offers steps that individuals can take to avoid becoming victims.

An independently selected and experienced real estate attorney can represent your interests and help protect you from the "epidemic" of fraud.

Family Law

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Property Divisions and Settlements
  • Child Custody and Support
  • Visitation
  • Adoption
Family-law
For over thirty years, William C. Hood has been involved in all aspects of family law and has extensive experience practicing in the family courts of South Carolina. He understands that problems in this area are not just legal cases but also personal and emotional events. As a sole practitioner, he can offer personal attention and counsel to each client. As a parent and stepĀ­parent himself, he has a practical understanding of how families work and the problems they often face.

Contact William C. Hood, Attorney At Law for an appointment or telephone conference or make an inquiry by email.

Elder Law

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As baby boomers continue to age, the elderly are an ever-increasing percentage of the population. In addition, South Carolina attracts substantial numbers of retirees from other states. Recognizing this trend, William C. Hood, Attorney At Law provides legal services that are of particular concern to the elderly.

  • General Estate Planning
  • Long-Term Care Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Conservatorship and Guardianship
  • Disability Planning
  • Medicaid Planning and Qualification
  • Advance Directives (Living Wills)
Elder law is not so much a particular area of the law as an area of legal practice directed toward issues that most directly impacts the elderly. However, it is important to note that many of these issues should also be of concern to thoughtful people of all ages. Proper planning at any age not only provides you with a peace of mind but is also invaluable to your family, who will be directly affected by life's transitions, whether expected or unexpected.

Contact William C. Hood, Attorney At Law to begin planning for your future needs or to review your existing plans or documents.

Wills, Probates & Estates

Wills, Probates & Estates
In conjunction with his practice in real estate, family law and elder law in Anderson, South Carolina, William C. Hood, Attorney At Law provides clients with a broad range of services in the area of wills, probate and estates.

  • General Estate Planning
  • Preparation of Wills and Other Planning Documents
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Contested Wills and/or Probate
While elder law focuses on various legal issues of special concern to senior citizens, including wills and estates, proper legal planning should be of concern to everyone, regardless of age.

Parents of minor children should be especially concerned with making appropriate legal arrangements for the continuing care and support of their dependents.

William C. Hood, Attorney At Law can help you evaluate your circumstances and provide guidance in what may be needed to protect yourself and your loved ones. Contact him for an appointment for a personal interview, a telephone conference, or make an inquiry by email.

Injuries & Insurance Claims

Injuries & Insurance Claims
Accidental injury and loss of life or property can have devastating consequences, both personal and financial.

  • Auto Accidents and Other Vehicle Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Property Insurance Claims
  • Life Insurance Claims
Settlements are often wrongly denied or delayed, further compounding the problem and causing even more hardship.  When legal help is needed, you want an experienced attorney who will first listen to and advise you, then act on your behalf as necessary to get the issue resolved.

William C. Hood, Attorney At Law offers a personal consultation, without charge or obligation, to evaluate your case and answer your questions. Contact him for an appointment for a personal interview, a telephone conference, or make an inquiry by email.