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The 2016 South Carolina Bar Association’s Handbook for Probate Attorneys

The South Carolina Bar Association selected Hilton Head Island Estate Planning Attorney Jay A. Mullinax to serve as the sole editor of the 2016 South Carolina Bar Association’s Handbook for Probate Attorneys. The Probate Handbook provides guidance on Probate Court procedures in each of South Carolina's forty-six Probate Courts.  Mr. Mullinax previously served as the sole editor for the Probate Handbook in 2012, the most recent year of its publication. Mr. Mullinax serves on the South Carolina Bar Association Probate Code Revision Committee that drafted the multiple changes in the Probate Laws in recent years.

Hospital Auxiliary Fundraiser 

The Law Office of Jay A. Mullinax, LLC. recently contributed to the sponsorship of the Hospital Auxiliary’s primary fundraising event. The group works very hard to raise funds to benefit its scholarship program. The event successfully raised over $23,000.00, with all proceeds going to benefit scholarship selectees at the Technical College of the LowCountry (TCL) and the University of South Carolina at Beaufort (USCB), who are in nursing and other medical-related fields.  

Miss Hilton Head Island Pageant

The Law Office of Jay A. Mullinax, LLC is a proud sponsor of Miss Hilton Head Island pageant. The pageant boasts a $1,000.00 scholarship awarded to the crowned Miss Hilton Head Island and provides a prize package valued at $5,000.00. The pageant is a gateway to the Miss America platform and provides an opportunity for those involved to give back to the local community.  The winner will have the opportunity to travel across the region and state to promote her platform issue to leaders and officials of the community, with hopes to gain involvement for her cause. 

Mr. Mullinax and his staff would like to congratulate this year's winner, Kate McKinney.

SC Bar to Offer Free Legal Clinic

Published: September 25, 2013

By Staff reports —

The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor a free legal clinic about end-of-life issues from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Hilton Head Island library at 11 Beach City Road.

Attorney Jay A. Mullinax will discuss powers of attorney, living wills, funeral planning and cremation.

The seminar is open to the public.

Details: Contact the S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program at 803-799-6653, extension 158, or go to

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Bar Releases Probate Handbook

Published Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Island Packet
"The S.C. Bar Association will release its "South Carolina Handbook for Probate Practitioners," edited by attorney Jay A. Mullinax of Hilton Head Island, during its convention Jan. 24-27 at the Myrtle Beach Resort & Spa in Myrtle Beach. The handbook is dedicated to estate administration and estate planning matters and gives S.C. attorneys guidelines on proper Probate Court procedures. Details on ordering a copy will be given during the convention."

Hilton Head attorney to serve on probate council
Published Thursday, January 27, 2011
Island Packet

"Attorney Jay A. Mullinax of Hilton Head Island was recently elected to the S.C. Bar Association's Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Section Council.  Mullinax will be responsible for editing the Probate Handbook for South Carolina Attorneys."

Members Making News
December 2010 Edition
Chamber Business Monthly

"The Law Office of Jay A. Mullinax, LLC announced that Mullinax successfully completed two year service on the South Carolina Probate and Trust Code Revision Committee of the South Carolina Bar Association."

More: The South Carolina Probate and Trust Code Revision Committee of the South Carolina Bar Association submitted its recommended changes for South Carolina's probate and trust laws to the South Carolina legislature in 2012.  The legislation is pending in Bill S. 1243.

The Law Office of Jay A. Mullinax, LLC is located on Hilton Head Island, SC and serves clients throughout the Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and Beaufort areas.

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