Jan 22

Most Common Discovery Tools in South Carolina Family Court

One of the most tedious parts of a case in South Carolina Family Court is conducting discovery. What is “discovery”? It’s the process through which each side exchanges information about their case. When each side knows what evidence the other has, they

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Nov 14

An Overview of Child Custody in South Carolina

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Most parents are primarily concerned with how the end of their relationship might affect child custody in South Carolina. The first thing to consider is whether a child’s parents are married to each other.  When a child is born outside of marriage, the

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Nov 12

Hiring a Family Lawyer vs. Buying Divorce Papers Online

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Many people are unsure about the prospect of hiring a family divorce lawyer.  Some believe they can do it themselves, and others simply aren’t able to pay a lawyer. People going through a separation usually think about divorce in terms of the end goal:

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Nov 10

What is Sole Custody in South Carolina?

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How is sole legal custody defined? As the law changes, there is more and more confusion about this answer. We still have custody laws in SC: with sole custody in South Carolina, there is no presumption in favor of joint custody. Sole custody means that a

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Nov 05

What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

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When people say that they are seeking a lawyer for an uncontested divorce, but what is an uncontested divorce? Quite simply, both spouses have to agree on the terms of the divorce. Why is that so hard?  First of all, it’s difficult to get two people

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