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Developing Parenting Plans for Special Needs Children

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

When you and your spouse were together, you both did your part to parent your special needs child to the best of your abilities. You didn’t think about sharing the work equally or who did what; you hopefully both stepped up as much as possible to ensure your child was happy and healthy. Now… Read More »

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What are the Advantages of Divorce Mediation?

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

In most South Carolina counties, mediation is a requirement for divorcing couples. There are some exceptions to this, such as cases in which there is already an agreement, but most of the time, the spouses will have to go to a mediator first before the case goes to court. The hope is that the… Read More »

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Important Topics to Discuss with your Divorce Lawyer

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

Getting divorced is one of the most consequential decisions you will ever make. The process is stressful and emotionally taxing, and when it is all over, there is a lot of uncertainty about the future as you begin your new life. Along the way, there are many important issues that you and your spouse… Read More »

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Protecting your Assets During a Divorce

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

Getting divorced will impact your finances in numerous ways. Whenever you go from supporting one household to two on the same overall income, you can expect to have some financial challenges. The situation can be mitigated, however, if you are proactive and take steps ahead of time to protect your assets. Here are several… Read More »

Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support if I Lost my Job because of COVID-19?

Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support if I Lost my Job because of COVID-19?

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the closure of tens of thousands of “non-essential” businesses, and millions of Americans have been laid off or furloughed. Many who have lost their jobs have been able to get unemployment benefits, but some do not qualify, and for some, unemployment is not nearly enough to make up… Read More »

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How will Parenting Plans be Impacted by the Coronavirus Lockdown?

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

The COVID-19 outbreak has been especially hard on families. Many parents have lost their jobs, while others are working from home or still going to work in the “essential” jobs that may require long hours and a lot of overtime. The kids are also home from school and doing distance learning while all of… Read More »

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South Carolinians Pulling Together During the COVID 19 Outbreak

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

The coronavirus pandemic has turned the whole world upside down in just a matter of weeks, and everyone has been impacted by it in some way or another. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have contracted the virus, and millions more have either been laid off from their jobs or started working from home. There… Read More »

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Surviving Financially for a Stay at Home Parent after Divorce

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

The uncertainty that comes with getting a divorce is stressful for anyone, but for a stay at home parent, the prospect can be frightening. When you have no income of your own and you are entirely dependent on your spouse, it makes you extremely vulnerable financially if the marriage dissolves. Stay-at-home parents have a… Read More »

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The Benefits of Creating a Divorce Journal

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

When you are going through a divorce, the process will inevitably put a great deal of demand on your time, energy, and focus. There are emotional issues that need to be confronted – the issues that triggered the divorce as well as the feelings you are dealing with as it is happening – as… Read More »

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The “Business” of Getting Divorced

By Cate & Brough Law Firm |

Divorce is most certainly one of the most emotionally draining processes that anyone could go through. The severing of what was supposed to be a lifelong relationship can throw your life into turmoil, wondering what comes next and how you will adjust to single life. But while getting divorced is extremely emotional, there is… Read More »

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