Be Careful When Dividing Retirement Accounts In Divorce

There many different kinds of retirement accounts, and when people get divorced, there are just about as many different ways to divide them. Knowing the pitfalls can be beneficial for a fair resolution. South Carolina is an “equitable distribution” state. This means that when people divorce, pro...
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Does your Charleston Family Law Attorney provide you with an option to pay a fixed or flat fee?

If you agree to pay your Charleston Family Law Attorney “by the hour” to solve a problem, do you really think that he or she will have the incentive to handle your case expeditiously? As the story goes, there was a day not too long ago when a person would go to a lawyer with a problem [&hellip...
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5 Steps you can take to get through your divorce with your sanity and bank account preserved.

If you are waiting for the end of the holiday season before you begin the painful process of separation and divorce, here are 5 steps you can take to help ease your burden. Meditate daily: It is generally accepted that mediation will help people reduce stress and live a calmer and more thoughtful li...
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The Other: How Seeing Ourselves As Separate From Our Problems Avoids The Efficient Resolution Of A Dispute

Seeing ourselves as separate and apart from our problems is the cause of most of our suffering. It is this separateness that fuels divorce litigation and causes such severe emotional and financial damage to members in our community. There is an old adage in Buddhism that goes like this: If you mee...
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