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South Carolina’s Divorce & Family Laws

How to File for Divorce in South Carolina

In South Carolina. when you represent yourself in family court without a lawyer you are referred to as a “pro se” (without an attorney) party. Pro se is a Latin term that means “in person” or “on one’s own behalf." Filing for a divorce in South Carolina is not an easy...

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What Can I Do if My Spouse Abuses Me in South Carolina?

Domestic Violence is an issue in South Carolina and every other state. When it occurs, sometimes an abused spouse considers it a one-time offense and ultimately forgives the other spouse. In many other cases, it leads to the break-up of the relationship. The abused...

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How to Change Alimony in South Carolina

As divorce lawyers in Mount Pleasant, some clients ask us to help them reduce or terminate their alimony payments in South Carolina. In South Carolina, some alimony payments can last for a lifetime because the most common form of alimony awarded by the court is...

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What Are South Carolina’s Custody Laws?

For over 28 years, I've been a child custody lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina. I wrote this article to give parents a comprehensive understanding of child custody laws in South Carolina. I explain the types of custody in South Carolina, the factors the family...

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What is Adultery in South Carolina?

As divorce attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, we've seen that adultery can affect the grounds for divorce, claims for alimony, the division of marital property, the calculation of alimony, child custody and visitation, and attorney's fees. In this article, we...

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What Are the Grounds for Divorce in South Carolina?

As divorce lawyers in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, clients frequently ask us what are the grounds for divorce in South Carolina. In South Carolina, there are five (5) grounds for divorce: (1) adultery, (2) habitual drunkenness or narcotics abuse, (3) physical...

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Who Gets the House in a South Carolina Divorce?

As divorce attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina, our clients frequently want to know who gets the house in a divorce. The short answer is that it completely depends on each case. The long answer can be a little complicated, but in this article, our family court...

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South Carolina’s Child Passenger Safety & Restraint Laws

Like many other states, South Carolina has child restraint laws to address concerns over children who may get injured in a traffic accident. South Carolina's child passenger safety (child restraint) laws apply to motor vehicles including passenger cars, pickup trucks,...

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Is South Carolina a Community Property State?

As family law attorneys in Charleston, SC, we've been asked whether South Carolina is a community property state. The short answer is "no." However, South Carolina is called an “equitable division,” sometimes referred to as a “separate property,” state. In most long...

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