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Divorce Myths Chapter 2: Splitting up Property

In our last article, we looked at divorce myths related to child custody and support. Today, we look at some of the most common myths regarding marital property and alimony. At The Peck Law Firm, we remain committed to helping men and women navigate the divorce process. Our clients need timely, accurate information about the …

Divorce Myths Chapter 1: Not Everything You Hear is True

When people begin thinking about divorce, they often start searching the internet for information on the process. Unfortunately, there is a lot of inaccurate information online. Even worse, some people make divorce decisions based on this misinformation. At The Peck Law Firm, we work regularly with people just like you who are considering divorce. The …

What Court Can Hear a Service Member’s Child Custody Dispute?

Members of the armed service get divorced just like civilians. But many unique legal issues arise in military divorces. Service members are rarely stationed in their hometowns. At the same time, they don’t become permanent residents of their base. Many are also on the move, perhaps being transferred around the country. You might find yourself …

How to Encourage Your Spouse To Mediate Your Divorce

Getting divorced in South Carolina can be significantly easier, cheaper, and less stressful when you can convince your spouse to choose mediation over litigation. There are many ways you might be able to encourage your spouse to mediate your divorce, as our Charleston divorce lawyers will explain below. Understand How Mediation Works If you are …

Grandparent Rights to Grandchildren When it Comes to Divorce

The bond between a child and grandparents is an important one, and it can sometimes be among the closest relationships for the child outside the immediate family. Still, regardless of how devoted grandparents can be, they do not occupy the same position as parents. Therefore, it is understandable that you have concerns if your grandchild …

What Happens if the Parents are not Married?

The traditional view of the American family might have included husband, wife, and children years ago, but today’s version does not follow such rigid definitions. Couples often have children out of wedlock, in which case the official identity of the child’s father is not presumed by law as it is with married parents. To establish …