Supreme Court Adopts Major Change In Valuing “Good Will” in Family Law Litigation

Yesterday, the South Carolina Supreme Court made a major change in the way businesses are valued and divided in Family Law Litigation.  On October 7, 2015, in the case of Moore v Moore, the South Carolina Supreme Court made a major revision in the way businesses are valued by the Family Court duri...
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Sloppy drafting may have caused wife to loose nearly $100,000 in division of retirement accounts in a divorce case

Drafting Marital Settlement Agreements is complicated and must be done with precision. Errors are likely to cause huge consequences for the family as they move forward with their lives. In an unpublished opinion on June 3, 2015 in Marshall v. Marshall, No. 2015-MO-030, 2015 WL 3538796, at *1 (S.C. J...
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Pay Attention to the Fine Print Page When Filling Out a South Carolina Financial Declaration

The South Carolina Financial Declaration is required in most divorce and custody cases. While at first glance it may appear intimidating, with focus and a little guidance, an accurate document can be achieved.  by Shelley Howe, Office Manager, Vitetta Law Group Rule 20 of the South Carolina Rules ...
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