Reason Number 101 Why You Should Never Let A Family Court Judge Make A Decision About Your Family’s Future

Family Court Judges are the most powerful judges in South Carolina and their power is virtually unchecked. The harm that they commit, with the willing assistance of the trial lawyers, will often leave permanent scars on innocent families living in our communities.  A Family Court Judge can give p...
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Family Law Litigation: What Is Fueling the Family Feuding?

Family Law Litigation is often a destructive and harmful process for families suffering the tragedy of separation and divorce. Here are 3 considerations pertinent to all people who are contemplating the divorce or separation process. 1.  What dispute resolution options are available to familie...
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Can SC Family Law Attorneys Obtain Your Medical Records In A Divorce Case

Our clients often ask us if their medical and counseling records can be accessed by their spouse’s attorney and used against them in the family court litigation process. If the information being sought after is relevant to an issue in your case, you may be required to turn them over to your spouse...
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Dealing With a Narcissist In Divorce

In my experience, a narcissist has the potential to cause a lot of harm in a divorce case.  I have found that dealing with a narcissist in divorce can be a relatively simple matter if certain steps are taken to keep a divorce case moving through the legal process.  The New Oxford American Diction...
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Family Court Terminology

Family Court is one of the most complicated judicial systems in which a person can be involved.  Understanding basic Family Court terminology is essential for anyone involved in Family Court Litigation. The “Judgement” or “Order” of the Court Unlike many states, in South Car...
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Contempt of Court: Understand So You Can Comply

Understand the Terms of Your  Order and Avoid Contempt of Court Charges in Family Court Family Court Orders establish the rules that govern the post-separation relationship and they must provide clear direction to the parties.  The language in Family Court Orders must be plain and unambiguous to...
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Working With A Guardian Ad Litem

Working with a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) in a Contested Custody Case in South Carolina. In a contested child custody action, the Guardian ad Litem can play a pivotal role in the judge’s final decision regarding the status of the child or children involved. The responsibility of the Guardian is e...
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How Long Will A Divorce Take

A common question a family law attorney will get is how long will a divorce take to be completed.  I wish I could give you a definite answer, but there are simply too many variables in a contested divorce case. Much will depend on the type of process you are utilizing to resolve your divorce.  [&h...
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