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Divorcing a Spouse During Military Deployment

Any military spouse can tell you that deployment is hard on a marriage. But if you’re reading this blog post, chances are you don’t need someone else to tell you about the stresses of deployment. Whether you are the spouse keeping the home fires… Read More
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What Qualifies as Parental Alienation (Interference) in South Carolina?

In South Carolina, divorced parents are encouraged to maintain a strong relationship with their child and to support the child’s relationship with the other parent. Having a strong connection with both parents is almost always best for a child, and… Read More
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Physical Custody Options for All Types of Custody Agreements

Child custody is really two different things: legal custody, which has to do with who makes major decisions for a child, and physical custody, which refers to which adult a child lives with. With either physical custody or legal custody, there are va… Read More
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What Does Legal Custody Mean for Decision-Making?

When we speak of “custody,” it can mean a number of things. Generally, child custody is divided up into the categories of “physical custody” and “legal custody.” Physical custody, as most people know, is the parent with whom a child lives… Read More
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Who is a Parent in South Carolina?

It seems like a question with the most straightforward of answers: who is a parent? But the answer is not as simple as it seems at first glance. Is a parent someone who contributes genetic material to a child? Usually the answer is yes, but not alway… Read More
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Military IDs for Divorced Spouses and Children

Please Note: If you are seeking legal representation, our military divorce attorneys only represent cases in South Carolina. If you are not within our jurisdiction, we ask that you please seek counsel with a qualified law firm in your area. Military… Read More
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Garnishing Wages from Military Pay for Child or Spousal Support

All parents are obligated to support their children. When parents are divorced or have never been married, that obligation is usually formalized by an order for child support issued by a state court. While in some circumstances, an obligor (parent wh… Read More
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Modifying Child Support in South Carolina

Depending on how old a child is when an order for child support is entered, the parents could be subject to that order for almost two decades. If you think about your life twenty years ago, or even ten, you’ll realize that a lot can change over the… Read More
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Understanding Postnuptial Agreements

Most people have heard of prenuptial agreements, but relatively few are familiar with postnuptial agreements, also called “postnups.” That’s not a surprise. Prenups are much more common than postnups, perhaps ten times as common. What’s the d… Read More
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Helpful Information for Parents Considering Transracial Adoption

There are many ways to build a family, and adoption can be one of the most beautiful, bringing together a child who needs a parent with a parent or parents who desperately long to share their love with a child. There are many types of adoption as wel… Read More
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