Jan 2022

Parental Alienation in South Carolina Family Court

parental alienation

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

Read More
Dec 2021

Determining Where to File Your Child Custody Case

determining where to file your child custody case

Determining where to file your child custody case can be complicated. Since the 1960s, Family Courts have tried to prevent people from moving across state lines to choose where their child custody case is litigated. The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction

Read More
May 2021

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 Exemptions Generally, according to the Internal Revenue Code, a child

Read More
Jun 2020

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

Read More
Jun 2020

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

Read More