The Probate Court, in the Newberry County Courthouse Annex (1309 College Street), is available to handle the legal aspects of settling an estate and can be reached at 803-321-2118. When making an appointment with the Probate Court, they most likely will need a certified copy of the death certificate and, if available, the original will of the deceased
F.B. Pratt and Son Funeral Home, Inc. will notify the Social Security Administration when a death occurs as survivors may be entitled to certain benefits. These may include survivor benefits, Medicare benefits, and benefits for surviving minor children. For more information, please contact the local Social Security Administration office at 866-592-1492. You can also visit the Social Security Administration website or call the national office at 800-772-1213.