Oct 13

5 Tips to Be Empowered During Divorce Litigation

When a marriage breaks down and court orders become part of your life, you can feel a complete loss of control. Here are 5 tips to be empowered during divorce litigation: 1. Ask your attorney for feedback and accept it openly. Divorce lawyers are often

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May 04

Tax Exemptions for Children

For most families, having a child provides tax benefits, specifically tax exemptions for children, and these benefits can be negotiated during a child custody or divorce case. Dependent Exemption Generally, according to the Internal Revenue Code, a child

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Apr 20

Can you get an uncontested divorce in South Carolina? (Part 1)

No one wants to get divorced. But if you have to get divorced, you want an uncontested divorce. Uncontested divorces take less time and are less expensive.  Unfortunately, “uncontested” can mean different things to different people. At Dell Family Law,

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Feb 03

Presentation for Charleston School of Law’s Career Series: “Careers in Family Law”

Today, Megan Dell presented to a group of law students from the Charleston School of Law who are interested in careers in family law. The presentation, entitled "Careers in Family Law," was sponsored by the Career Services office at CSOL and addressed how

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Jan 27

“Your Honor” and Other Courtroom Etiquette

You may hear phrases like “Your Honor,” “May it please the court,” “May I approach,” and other old-fashioned phrases that are part of courtroom etiquette. Have you ever wondered why your attorney says these weird and formal phrases during

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