Legal Services

Assisted Reproduction

At Brinkley Law Firm, LLC, we understand your desire to have a family. As a dedicated ART practice, we are committed to helping you traverse your way through the legal, medical, and social issues associated with Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)… Read More

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Egg Donation is the process of acquiring healthy eggs from a donor who endures time consuming and invasive procedures. These procedures often require at least 10 visits to a clinic for screening and monitoring, self-administered injections at home, a… Read More
Attorneys: Stephanie M. Brinkley

Embryo Donation

Embryo donation is the relinquishment of fertilized eggs from donor parents who have been involved in the IVF process for their own medical reasons and who have remaining, unused fertilized eggs frozen in storage. Embryo donation alleviates the dilem… Read More
Attorneys: Stephanie M. Brinkley


Brinkley Law Firm is closely monitoring how surrogacy law is developing in South Carolina and across the nation. Read More

Domestic Surrogacy

A gestational surrogate, or gestational carrier, is not genetically related to the child. The egg from the intended mother (or egg donor) and the sperm from the intended father (or sperm donor) are mixed and the embryos are implanted into the gestati… Read More
Attorneys: Stephanie M. Brinkley

International Surrogacy

There are many reasons why intended parents seek surrogacy in the United States. Whether the reason is political, religious, or financial, Brinkley Law Firm, LLC can help international parents with the legalities of creating a family through third-pa… Read More
Attorneys: Stephanie M. Brinkley


We are prepared to assist future and existing parents who wish to grow or expand their families via private adoptions, agency adoptions, interstate adoptions, and step-parent adoptions. Our firm will also handle both contested and uncontested adoptio… Read More

Family Law

Brinkley Law Firm’s South Carolina divorce and family law attorneys offer sound counsel during challenging times. Read More


Unlike other states, South Carolina does not allow for immediate no-fault divorce, meaning that one or both of the parties must have sufficient grounds to file for divorce. Sufficient grounds include adultery, physical cruelty, desertion, habitual dr… Read More

Military Divorce

Divorce issues differ in every situation, and military families have many additional considerations. Military regulations require former and current service members to support an ex-spouse and children, and these regulations can be different than the… Read More
Attorneys: Christopher D. Kays

Collaborative Divorce

When considering options for ending a marriage, individuals are often unaware they have choices. Not every divorce action results in a "scorched earth" campaign. Many spouses choose to engage in alternative dispute resolution as a means to peaceful… Read More

Child Custody & Visitation

Child custody and visitation issues involve some of the most difficult decisions regarding a divorce. The goal is to create the best possible environment for the child, in fairness to both parents. Brinkley Law Firm, LLC is skilled in matters of cust… Read More

Alimony & Child Support

Child support and alimony are among the many complex issues surrounding a divorce, with guidelines to follow and many factors involved. The child support formula takes into consideration the income of divorcing spouses, non-covered medical expenses,… Read More

Prenuptial Agreements

Some couples choose to enter into an agreement prior to their marriage, with the goal of preemptively resolving a number of issues that may arise as the result of future death or divorce. Prenuptial agreements are commonly used when one or both parti… Read More
Attorneys: Christopher D. Kays