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Prisoner advocates, SCDC reach agreement (access required)

Ice cubes

It’s too early to call it a settlement. Or even a deal. This is an agreement to possibly reach an agreement. But it represents a significant thaw in relations between the South Carolina Department of Corrections and a statewide advocacy group representing mentally ill inmates who sued the agency for mistreatment.

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Civil Practice – Discovery – Mental Exam – Plaintiff’s Allegations (access required)

Wellin v. Wellin Where plaintiff has alleged that he was in a “compromised mental state” when he made gifts of $10 million to each of his children in 2013 and that he was “vulnerable and unable to appreciate the complexities” of the November 2009 transaction that ceded his ownership interest in Friendship Partners, LP to the Wellin Family 2009 Irrevocable Trust, plaintiff’s repeated invocation of his diminished mental capacity has put his mental health squarely at issue.

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