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What to Do if Accused of Domestic Violence in South Carolina Divorce

Divorce is not an easy process, but it is far more challenging when there is extreme animosity between the parties. Stress, emotions, and resentment can even lead to false or exaggerated claims of domestic violence, and the effects on your case are significant. Not only are certain acts criminal, but there is also the South …

How to Handle Timeshares in South Carolina Divorce

Timeshares are a popular option for those who want the perks of a vacation home without the headaches involved with owning real estate in a distant location. They are certainly attractive in a destination like Charleston and other parts of South Carolina, which draws visitors for golf, beaches, wildlife viewing, history, and other attractions. In …

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Going Through South Carolina Divorce

Some people might suggest that divorce is among the most stressful experiences after the passing of a loved one, and the process can certainly be challenging even under the best of circumstances. However, there are certain mistakes that parties make during divorce that can only make things worse. Unfortunately, while South Carolina’s divorce laws cover …

Complications for Dividing Art and Collectibles in a Divorce

Getting divorced in Charleston means that all of your property will need to be properly classified into categories of separate (or nonmarital) property and marital property. South Carolina law requires that all marital property, including assets and debts, be divided equitably between the spouses. In general, marital property includes assets and debts acquired or accrued …

What is Commingled Property in a Divorce?

Anyone who is getting divorced in South Carolina should know about property division rules. Under South Carolina law, all marital property is divided equitably between the parties. Indeed, South Carolina is known as an equitable distribution state. This means that the court will account for all property owned by the parties — separate (“nonmarital”) and …