Charleston, South Carolina Divorce Attorneys

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 drunkenness, or one-year separation.

If you do not have grounds to file for divorce, Brinkley Law Firm, LLC can file an action for Separate Maintenance and Support which allows the court to address other aspects, such as alimony, child custody and support, and apportionment of marital bills.

During the time between the temporary order and the actual grant of divorce, we will research your spouse’s financial assets and character. This may assist us in building a case in your favor regarding issues of child custody and support, alimony, and division of marital property.

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Since founding Brinkley Law Firm in 2011, attorney Stephanie Brinkley has helped families grow and expand by navigating them through the legal challenges surrounding Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) and Adoption. As an attorney who focuses on f… Read More
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Originally from Los Angeles, Christopher Kays moved to Charleston in 2007 when he reported to The Citadel for his knob year to study psychology. As a cadet, Christopher volunteered at the VA hospital and helped establish Leadership Day, The Citadel… Read More

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