South Carolina Law Firm Frequently Asked Questions Videos

Ruth Cate Lobby – Learn about our firm, why Ruth Cate started it, and about the attorneys that make up our firm.

Maggie Lobby – Learn about Maggie Nowell, and how she works every case.

Rachel Lobby – Learn about Rachel Brough, and what sets her apart from other attorneys in Spartanburg.

How is child support calculated? In South Carolina we use the DSS Child Support Calculator to determine monthly payments. Watch our video to learn more.

How is custody decided? –  There are lots of factors that go into a child custody case. Ruth discusses what they are.

How to File for Divorce – There are several forms that you need to fill out to be sent to the court before you file for divorce. Watch this video for more information.

Should I move out? – If you’re going through a divorce, you may be wondering if you should move out. Watch this video to find out the answer to that question.

Trends in Visitation – The way parents are given visitation rights are changing rapidly. Ruth discusses how in this video.

What is family law? – Ruth defines family law.

Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce – You may have heard the terms contested and uncontested divorce. There’s no need to panic if you have a contested divorce. Watch this video to learn more.

Dedicated to Family Law – Ruth talks about what drives her and her associates to practice family law.

Dividing Assets – Part of a divorce is dividing assets. Ruth discusses the process.

Why do I need an attorney? – Ruth and Maggie talk about their point of view in family law cases.

Modifying Final Orders – People often ask us about changing court orders involving divorce. Ruth discusses the possibilities.

Can child support change? – Rachel discusses what it takes to make a change in child support.

Emancipation Support Change – Rachel discusses how you go about changing child support change.

Joint Legal Custody – Rachel defines joint legal custody, and who makes what decisions regarding the child or children.

How long does it take to get a divorce? – It depends on a few different things: if you’ve already been separated, if you have grounds for divorce, and certain  other things can affect the length of time it takes to get a divorce in South Carolina.

No Fault Divorce – Rachel defines a “no fault divorce”, and other related terms like “decree of separate maintenance”. Watch the video to learn more.

Valid Prenuptial Agreement – Rachel discusses when a prenuptial agreement is a good idea, and how to go about getting one.

Types of Alimony – Maggie talks about alimony, how long alimony lasts, and answers other commonly asked questions regarding this subject.

What is mediation? – Mediation is a process of resolving issues between two parties without going to court. Listen to Maggie talk about it in detail.

Fathers’ Rights – Many fathers, married and unmarried, often ask us about their rights for visitations. Maggie discusses this matter.

Guardian Ad Litem – You may have heard the term “guardian ad litem”. Maggie defines this, and discusses the role of such individuals in this video.

Grounds for Divorce – Do you need a reason for divorce in South Carolina? Visit this video to watch Maggie answer this question.

Adoption – Are you wondering what the process is to adopt a child? Watch Maggie provide that information in this video.

Annulment – Some people seek an annulment instead of going through with a divorce. Maggie discusses who can do this, and what it means.

Children and Moving – If you are a divorced parent who wants to move out of the state, it is usually a complicated process. Watch Maggie discuss this topic.

Initiating Family Court Action – What should you bring to your first consultation with your attorney in a family court action? Maggie tells you.

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