child support

Can a United States citizen be extradited to the United States from a foreign country for failing to pay child support?

When a person fails to pay court ordered child support a hearing is scheduled in the Family Court to determine if this person is in Contempt of Court. Contempt of Court requires a finding that a person has the ability to comply with a court order and has willfully chosen to disobey it. A person [&he...
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Collaborative Family Law

Collaborative Family Law for Cases involving Mental Health Issues in Charleston SC

In a recent Charleston Family Law consultation, the prospective client was newly separated from her mentally ill spouse and wanted to use Collaborative Practice to help her family reach resolution. Mental health issues are endemic in Divorce cases and Charleston Family Law is no exception. Some ...
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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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Divorce and Family Law

Why Family Law Cases Are Difficult And How To Lessen The Pain

Family Law cases are some of the most difficult cases in the judicial system. Here are a few thoughts to help you stay focused and get through your Family Law case with  your sanity and bank balance intact. First, choose the right Family Law Lawyer. Our rules do not permit a Family Law Attorney to ...
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