Jan 2023

How Child Custody and Child Support Are Related: Master the Numbers that Matter

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People going through divorce or in a family law case often wonder how child support is calculated. Read on to learn how child custody and child support are related and the most significant factors for calculating the amount of child support. South

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Dec 2022

Startling New Appellate Rule: Custody Cases Must Be Decided Promptly!

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We’ve blogged before about how the appellate process works and the rules of appellate procedure. Recently, there have been some changes in how long appeals related to custody and visitation will take to resolve. Learn more about this new appellate rule in

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Aug 2022

3 Theories for Devoted Third-Party Custodians to Use in Court

Third-Party Custodians

Third-party custodians are people, often relatives, who obtain physical custody of someone else’s children. These arrangements are often referred to as “kinship care.” How Do Third-Party Custodians Get Physical Custody A common way for third-party

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Feb 2022

Mandatory Mediation in South Carolina Family Court

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For most cases, there is mandatory mediation in South Carolina Family Court. Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution process in which the parties get together to attempt settlement with the help of a neutral (referred to as the "mediator"). Rule

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Jan 2022

Parental Alienation in South Carolina Family Court

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There are frequently allegations of parental alienation in South Carolina Family Court. It is one of the most complicated concepts to untangle in child custody cases. Parental alienation is the process by which a child's relationship with one parent becomes

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