Jan 2023

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

child custody and child support

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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Feb 2022

Mandatory Mediation in South Carolina Family Court

mandatory mediation in south carolina court

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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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

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Nov 2021

3 Factors for Your Visitation Schedule

Visitation Schedule

Gone are the days of every dad getting visitation of every other weekend from Friday to Sunday. Now, the Family Court considers multiple factors for your visitation schedule. Visitation schedules -- also referred to as parenting schedules -- are based on

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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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