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What Is Family Law Court?

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...

How To Calculate Alimony In a South Carolina Divorce

One of the more frequently asked questions in a South Carolina divorce is: How do you calculate alimony? The answer is that South Carolina does not have a formula or specific mathematical guidelines to determine the amount of alimony that must be paid. Instead, your divorce judge will review the South Carolina alimony law and the...

How to Change Your Last Name in a Divorce

Divorce is certainly a tough time for all of the parties involved, and there are many decisions that must be made throughout the process. One of the more frequently asked questions in my South Carolina divorce law practice comes from women. They typically ask me: “How can I change my last name?” Perhaps, you have...

The Basics of Divorce, Part 2

Under what “grounds” can you file for a South Carolina divorce? “Grounds” for divorce are essentially the legal reason that you are filing for divorce. In South Carolina, you can file under “fault-based” or “no-fault” grounds: Adultery (fault) Desertion (fault)

The Basics of Divorce, Part 1

When getting a divorce, most — if not all — people have a lot of questions. If you are considering or starting a divorce, this is a worrisome, difficult time. The future is uncertain, and you likely aren’t sure what to expect from the process. Below, I outline some of the basics of divorce in...

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market a Foodie Heaven

Mount Pleasant is a great destination for fun, exciting, family-friendly events throughout the year. This summer, your family and you can take a stroll through the fantastic Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market. The Market has a wealth of fresh local fruits, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, snacks, flowers and more. You can find different offerings throughout the...