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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Nov 2022

How Long Will Alimony Last? Answers for South Carolinians Headed for Divorce

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  During divorces, many people are afraid of having to pay alimony. They wonder how long alimony will last and worry about whether they will still be able to live comfortably despite their alimony obligation. S.C. Code Ann. § 20-3-120 allows

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Oct 2022

Is Modifying Child Support Something I Need a Lawyer To Do?

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Child support can be established almost immediately after a child is born, and the obligation generally continues until the child turns 18 and graduates from high school, whichever occurs later pursuant to S.C. Code Ann. Section 63-3-530(A)(17). As we

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Aug 2022

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

Establish Support | Imputed Income

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 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

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