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What Are Hidden Assets in a Divorce?

Getting divorced in the Charleston area involves the equitable distribution of marital property. To be clear, in a South Carolina divorce, the court will need to identify all assets and debts owned by both spouses and then will need to determine whether those assets and debts should be classified as marital or separate property. Only …

What You Should Know About Property Division in Your Divorce

Anyone who is getting divorced in the Charleston area should know that South Carolina is an equitable distribution state. What that means is that all marital property will be divided between the spouses in a divorce case in a way that the court decides is fair to both of the spouses. There are various factors …

Why Cheating is Rampant at This Time of Year and How to Catch the Cheater

Cheating on a spouse happens most often during the holiday season. This time of the year should offer an opportunity for family festivities. Yet husbands and wives also have affairs and cheat on their spouses at this time of the year. Why are more people cheating during the holidays? And what can you do to …

Co-Parenting Children During the Holidays

Co-parenting during the holidays is always complicated, and it can be especially tough immediately after a divorce or a breakup. You are probably remembering holidays in the past that you shared together as a family, and your kids are likely expecting certain family traditions to continue. In addition to feelings of sadness that you and …

Why Now is a Good Time to Meet with an Attorney and Start the Planning Process to File in the New Year

Considering divorce during the holidays can be difficult and emotional, especially if you have not shared your thoughts with your spouse and have not discussed your plans with friends or family members. When couples share kids from the marriage, plans to divorce can make the holiday season especially complicated and contentious. You might be thinking …