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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Nov 03

Dividing the Dollars: The Difference Between Equitable Distribution and Alimony

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When facing the prospect of divorce, most people confuse equitable distribution and alimony because both involve the exchange of money between spouses, but these are very different concepts. Alimony is income paid from one spouse to another, based on the

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Nov 03

Common Myth about Legal Separation in SC

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In some states, you can go to court and be given a legal separation, but there is no such thing as legal separation in SC and no "separation-agreement-filed-with-court" when you are looking at getting a divorce in South Carolina. In this state, you are either

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Nov 01

The Basics of South Carolina Child Support

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In any case involving children, child support is something that must be determined.  Most people do not dispute that every parent has an obligation to provide financial support for his or her children, but the question becomes: how much? Luckily, the basics

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Oct 27

Primary Caretaker in South Carolina Custody Cases

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One of the factors that most affects South Carolina custody cases is which parent has been the primary caretaker for the children. South Carolina Family Courts have long asked which parent has been the primary caretaker when determining custody of a child,

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