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My boyfriend and his ex share joint custody. Does he need to legally give her a copy of his daughter’s insurance cards?

I was recently asked this question and, once I understood the motivation, was able to offer some advise that I hope helped. It would seem common sense to make sure both parents who are separated or divorced have access to the kids insurance papers. In the wacky world of Family Court, however, this ...
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South Carolina Child Custody and what to do when your kids turn 18 and still live at home!

It is much more difficult to get by these days than when I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s. It is becoming increasingly common for children to live at home beyond the legal age of their majority. When their parent’s are divorced this can cause a big problem. The Family Court has jurisdiction ...
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Holiday Visitation With Teenagers of Divorced or Separated Parents

Tis the season to be jolly and to argue with our teenagers! Just because you are divorced or separated doesn’t mean you get to avoid this special pleasure! But what to do when our teens refuse to comply with the terms of our hard won custody award? For anyone with teenagers you understand the ...
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Grandparents Visitation Rights

Litigation In Family Court: Why Does It Take So Long?

Ever wonder why litigation in family court takes so long?  A recent experience I had is a perfect example of how the family court system actually encourages the litigation that has caused our courts to have one of the highest backlogs in the nation.  Mom and Dad got divorced in January of this ...
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