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Category Archives: Divorce Laws

Is Looking at Pornography Cheating?

Is watching pornography grounds for adultery in a South Carolina divorce case? Under South Carolina law, the answer to that question is: “No.” To get a divorce on the basis of adultery in South Carolina, you must prove more than you caught your spouse watching porn or visiting an adult dating app. Virtual cheating is not enough to …

Free CLE Event For The Charleston Community

We are honored that the Charleston Bar Association has invited the Peck Law Firm to lecture on “Essentials of Family Law” at a CLE program to be held at the Charleston Public Library. Three attorneys from our firm will be speaking, including Kenneth Peck, Andrew Brener, and Thomas Smith. Everyone is invited to attend this …

Can the IRS’s Innocent Spouse Relief Save You from Paying for Your Ex’s Mistakes?

When married, it is nearly always financially advantageous to file a joint tax return. However, what was once a benefit can become a disaster if you divorce and are later audited. When you and your spouse file jointly, each of you becomes individually liable for the full amount of any taxes due, including interest and …

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 …