Aug 29

How the Family Court Can Establish Support Based on Money You Don’t Have

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Under South Carolina law, the Family Court can establish support obligations based on money you don’t have, specifically, your “imputed income.” Why Does Your Income Matter? In Family Court, each party’s current and past income can affect how assets

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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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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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Dec 26

11 Songs About Divorce

Many people can identify with the emotions related to divorce, and divorce happens frequently enough that movies, television, and music reference it all the time. Here are 11 songs about divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, and child custody:

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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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