Sep 13

Habitual Drunkenness Can Be a Devastating Reason for Divorce Litigation

Habitual Drunkenness

In South Carolina, habitual drunkenness is one reason to seek a divorce. Habitual drunkenness is one of four fault grounds. The other fault grounds are adultery, physical cruelty, and desertion. S.C. Code Ann. § 20-3-10 also provides a “no fault” ground

Read More
Jul 28

3 Reasons Military Divorces Are Harder to Resolve

Military Divorces

Military divorces are common in the greater Charleston area because there are four military installations nearby. If you are in the military or married to someone in the military, and considering divorce, then read on to learn how military divorces can be

Read More
Feb 28

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

Read More
Feb 21

South Carolina Divorce Orders

When navigating South Carolina divorce, it can be difficult to make sense of all the legal documents and terminology, especially court orders. There are three main types of court order: Temporary Orders A "temporary order" results from a Motion for

Read More
Jan 03

Q1: Prime Time to File for Divorce?

A lot of people file for divorce at the beginning of the year. While divorce professionals don’t all agree in the reasons why this happens, here are a few theories. The Holidays Are Over Our culture has a tendency to romanticize the holiday season, and

Read More