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5 Grounds for Divorce in South Carolina

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Unlike a marriage in South Carolina, in which parties must simply provide their personal information and pay a fee for the marriage license, in order to get a divorce in the state of South Carolina, a couple must enter a much more legally-intensive process. In fact, in order to even file for divorce in South Carolina, a… Read More »

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When Does Child Support End in South Carolina

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Whether you are the parent receiving child support or the non-custodial parent paying it, you have a vested interest in knowing when child support payments end in South Carolina. Under state law, the parent ordered to pay child support must generally do so until the child turns 18 years old or graduates from high… Read More »

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What is a Guardian ad Litem in South Carolina?

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The phrase “Guardian ad litem” is Latin for Guardian “for the suit.”  In South Carolina, it is a person appointed by a family court judge to represent the best interests of a child in a legal proceeding. Often in family law matters, the interest of the children can become lost and develop into a… Read More »

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Health Insurance After Divorce

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When you get divorced in South Carolina, there are always financial consequences. There are court fees associated with getting a divorce and you are advised to enlist the help of an experienced family law attorney if you have child custody, asset, or support disputes. One unanticipated cost of divorce that could affect both your wallet and your… Read More »

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Life Insurance Considerations and Divorce

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Among the various assets that must be dealt with in a divorce, sorting out life insurance is one that is often neglected or overlooked. As you deal with major issues such as custody battles, support, and selling a home, it’s not surprising that you might set aside other tasks such as reviewing your life… Read More »

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What is Temporary Relief in South Carolina?

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Temporary relief is an interim, or “temporary,” order from the court that addresses certain immediate circumstances until a more formal and permanent ruling can be reached. In family court cases, temporary hearings are often useful for addressing disputes about things such as visitation schedules, who gets to live in the marital home on a… Read More »

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Factors in Determining Custody in South Carolina

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One of the most difficult decisions divorcing couples face is how and where their children will live. While you and your spouse can, and are encouraged to, determine child custody together, without intervention from the court, this is not always possible. When you and your spouse cannot agree regarding with whom your child will… Read More »

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Divorced Parents: Planning for Summer Vacation in South Carolina

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Going through a divorce can be a very difficult and emotional experience. When divorce is accompanied by a question of how time with a shared child will be split, things can become even more challenging and contentious. How a child will spend their time during the summer months is one of the biggest questions… Read More »

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How Could the Use of Social Media Impact My Divorce Case?

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It would be nice to think that what you do during your private time would be just that – private. However, when it comes to divorce in South Carolina, there is a variety of social media evidence that can be collected and used against you. And because most people today have a smartphone, tablet,… Read More »

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Do Children Have a Say in Custody in South Carolina?

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When you are going through a divorce as a parent in South Carolina, with whom your children will permanently live, and how much visitation time will be allotted to the other parent, is a huge deal. For many parents, knowing which living and visitation arrangement is best for their child is both a confusing… Read More »

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