Aug 27

CLE Materials: “Preparing for Trial and Possible Appeal”

Today, Megan Dell presented to a group of local Family Court attorneys interested in learning about preparing for trial at a Continuing Legal Education seminar sponsored by the Charleston County Bar Association. The presentation, “Preparing for Trial and

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Jun 24

Zipper Clause and Types of Agreements in Family Law

Not all family law cases are resolved in litigation — instead, most cases end when all parties come to an agreement. There are many advantages to resolving your case by agreement, like avoiding the costs and time associated with trial. Agreements can be

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Jun 18

6 Ways to Help Children Cope with Changes

In many ways, the South Carolina Family Court is responsible for legally changing the shapes of families.  After a divorce, a family may be divided into two households, but an adoption may make a family complete under one roof.  Today, a variety of types of

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Jan 23

Correcting Birth Records to Obtain Your REAL ID

Beginning on October 1, 2020, you will need to have a federally-approved form of identification to board a domestic, commercial flight, to enter a secure federal building, or to visit a military base. In South Carolina, you can obtain your REAL ID from the

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Jan 02

3 Ways Tax Law Changes Will Affect Alimony in South Carolina Divorces

On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into law, which made tax law changes to the Internal Revenue Code. Some of those changes became effective on January 1, 2019. Alimony is money paid by one spouse to another

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