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What Happens to Military Retirement Pay in a South Carolina Divorce?

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C-17 Aircraft - The Peck Law Firm in Mt. Pleasant, SCWe are fortunate in the Low Country to have so many patriotic Americans serving our Country in the Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy. As the son of a retired Air Force officer, I understand many of the challenges that military life places on a marriage. Unfortunately, some of those marriages end in a divorce.

Military divorces are different from civilian divorces in many respects. One of the more significant differences concerns military retirement pay.

If you are facing the possibility of divorce in Goose Creek, Summerville, or elsewhere in South Carolina, you may be asking: What happens to military retirement pay in a South Carolina divorce?

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Divorced and a Parent? Don’t Make These Mistakes.

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Divorced parent - The Peck Law FirmWhen you are going through a divorce, the well-being and happiness of your children is often your primary concern. Divorce can be devastating to not only you but your children as well. That is why it is so important that you make sure your children know they are loved, no matter what happens between their parents. [Read more…]

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Murder for Hire: Unhappy Women Plot to Kill Husbands over Child Custody Arrangements

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Child custody cases - The Peck Law FirmIn a divorce, the most contentious and emotional of all issues can be child custody. When the well-being of your children is at stake, it’s only natural to want to protect them.

Tragically, there are some parents who take this natural inclination too far. [Read more…]

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U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship Held at Charleston Country Club

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Charleston golf championship - The Peck Law FirmThe U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship is one of the United States Golf Association’s three oldest championships, along with the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open, and is a premier event in women’s golf.

The U.S. Women’s Amateur Golf Championship features the best women golfers in the country with a USGA Handicap Index not exceeding 5.4. [Read more…]

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North Charleston Will Rename Street after Darius Rucker

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Darius Rucker Boulevard - The Peck Law FirmCharleston and the surrounding areas are made up of tight-knit communities whose members take pride in contributing to the city.

One such community member is Darius Rucker, lead singer and guitarist of the famed rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. [Read more…]

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What Is Family Law Court?

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The South Carolina legislature created family law courts to handle all court cases that involve domestic or family relationships. There is a family law court in each of South Carolina’s counties.

Your family law judge will make decisions and enter orders on the following types of cases:

– All aspects of divorce, including alimony, attorney’s fees, child custody, child support, child visitation, division of marital property and debts, and legal separation. [Read more…]

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