Adultery in Family Court

Buyers Remorse: Can a Marital Settlement Agreement be enforced by the Family Court before it has been approved and adopted as a court order

Many marital settlement agreements are the result of an extended period of mediation. Sometimes one of the parties wakes up the next morning and feels that they got the short end of the stick and are no longer willing to abide by the terms. Can they withdraw their consent? It depends.  Our jurispru...
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What should therapists do when they get a request to release their client’s mental health file to a divorce lawyer?

Therapists and others in the mental health community are often unsure what to do when confronted with a request for a client’s therapy records from a divorce lawyer. Here are a few practice pointers based on what I have learned over the years in this evolving area of law. First, how was the re...
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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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