Step-Parent and Family Adoptions – Greenville and Upstate South Carolina

June 02, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law Blog  

Greenville and Upstate South Carolina – Family Court – Step-Parent Adoptions In South Carolina, the Adoption Statute can be complex but there is some simplicity when you have a Step-Parent who wants to adopt a Step-Child.  We call these Step-Parent Adoptions and I summarize the process below: Consent of the Blood-Parent – The most important […]

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Uncontested Divorce – Greenville South Carolina

January 18, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   child custody,Divorce,Family Law Blog,Visitation  

Uncontested Divorce – South Carolina An uncontested divorce is one where the parties do not fight in Court and simply need to be divorced legally. In this blog I will list the three (3) main scenarios when I deal with an uncontested divorce and then what it means for hiring an attorney. 1. Scenario One […]

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Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) – Family Law – South Carolina

September 07, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law Blog  

(Involuntary) Termination of Parental Rights – Family Law – South Carolina Termination of parental rights is a rather complex issue and often comes up in Department of Social Services (DSS) cases.   In this blog, I will focus on some of the more typical issues encountered. Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights If a parent’s rights […]

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VA Disability Benefits

December 18, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Divorce,Family Law Blog  

VA Disability Benefits When it comes to Child Support and Divorce (Alimony and Equitable Distribution) case a common issue is U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs‘ disability benefits and the extent to which they are divisible by the Court. In this Blog, I will break down my understanding of the issue. I say “my understanding” as […]

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South Carolina Domestic Violence Reform Act

September 14, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized  

South Carolina Domestic Violence Reform Act On June 4, 2015, Governor Nikki Haley signed the South Carolina Domestic Violence Reform Act into law.  The law drastically changes South Carolina domestic violence law.  I have updated my domestic violence webpage to reflect the primary changes, but it can also be found below: Definition – On or […]

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