family court litigation

How to begin a divorce or separation?

“The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” Sandra Day O’Connor If you have made the difficult decision to...
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Alimony Reform

3 things to consider when deciding if a quick divorce settlement is appropriate in your family law case.

  I was representing a Dad at a Temporary Hearing in a divorce case filed about 6 weeks ago by Mom.   Prior to the call of the case, the opposing attorney walked up to me and asked if I was interested in hearing a proposal to resolve all issues and obtain a divorce in lieu […]...
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Asset Division in Divorce

SETTLYD: Raising The Bar In Resolving Family Law Financial Issues

Cloud based Settlyd entered the Family Law Software market 3 months ago and has made its mark by giving Family Law Attorney’s an improved way to efficiently gather, organize and analyze financial issues in all family law matters. As one of the two developers of the Settlyd software application, we...
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Step Parent Adoption in South Carolina: What To Do When The Other Parent Is In Jail Or Cannot Be Found.

The process for step parent adoption in South Carolina can avoid many of the delays and procedural requirements of the adoption statute. Still, there are some pitfalls that you should know about, especially if the other parent is incarcerated or has disappeared. South Carolina has a sordid history...
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