Charleston Family Law attorney

Keeping a clear head is critical when working with your Charleston Family Law lawyer

The practice of law in the United States has become extremely contentious and the court system is suffering with a huge backlog of cases.  Every dispute between people becomes a war, every war must be won at all costs, lawyers are increasingly stressed and unhappy, incivility between lawyers is at ...
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Family Law Agreements: Effective Drafting Requires Experience and Precision By A Family Law Lawyer

A Marital Settlement Agreement (MSA) can be a useful tool or a serious problem for one or both parties upon being finalized by the Court in a Final Order. The Family Law Lawyer must take great care in the drafting. Many people are surprised by the length and detail of a well-drafted MSA.  Another f...
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Can the Family Court terminate the parental rights of an incarcerated inmate?

Andrew Myers was serving a prison sentence in Virginia. Prior to his incarceration his girlfriend became pregnant with their child and she gave birth after he was incarcerated. At some point, Social Services became involved and the child was removed from the mother’s home and placed in foster care...
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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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child support

How do I get custody and/ or visitation with 7 year old child when I am not the natural father?

I was asked this question by a young man the other day and I wish I had a simple answer for him. It’s possible, but its difficult, expensive and will take a long time. In theory, any person can get custody of any other minor child, but unless the person seeking custody of a child […]...
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