Child Custody Blog – Breaking Down the Factors

July 13, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   child custody,Divorce,Family Law Blog,Visitation  

How is child custody really determined? On my primary custody page as well as my Blog, we discuss the statutory factors a Judge considers when determining the best interests of the child in child custody cases.   The seventeen (17) factors are listed in SC Code 63-15-240 (B). Is one custody factor more important than others? […]

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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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