May 2023

How to Best Prepare for Your Divorce with a Divorce Planning Checklist

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Here's how you know it's time to start your divorce checklist:  You and your spouse are constantly arguing, with one of you sitting on the couch and the other standing, arms crossed. The room is cluttered and messy, with papers and toys strewn about.

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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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Mandatory mediation is an integral part of resolving various family law matters in South Carolina Family Court. This article provides a detailed overview of mandatory mediation, focusing on its application in child support and divorce cases. We will explore

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