South Carolina Law Blog

Should I Move Out Before My Divorce in South Carolina?

In every divorce, there comes a time of separation. The separation is much easier in some cases than in others. In this article, our Charleston divorce lawyers walk you through the law in South Carolina, explain different options, and answer some frequently asked...

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What is an Uncontested Divorce in South Carolina?

Our divorce lawyers in Charleston handle both contested and uncontested divorces in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, and the surrounding areas in South Carolina. With some divorces, the husband and wife are looking to go their separate ways without the expense and...

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Can You Evict Your Spouse in South Carolina?

As divorce lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina, we frequently deal with clients whose spouses refuse to leave the home even though the marriage is failing. In this article, we will explain whether you have a legal right to kick your spouse out of the house, whether...

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What Does a Guardian ad Litem Do in South Carolina?

As child custody lawyers in Charleston, we frequently deal with a guardian ad litem (GAL) in a private custody dispute. In this article, we will explain what a GAL does, what you should not say to a GAL, and how to become a GAL in South Carolina. What Does a Guardian...

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Can Adults Be Adopted in South Carolina?

As family law attorneys in South Carolina, we've been asked whether adults can be adopted in South Carolina. The short answer is "yes." In this article, we will discuss some reasons for adult adoption, who can adopt an adult in South Carolina, the adoption age limit...

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What is Marital vs. Non-Marital Property in South Carolina?

As Charleston divorce attorneys, we are asked in every case what property is at stake. The short answer is that the family court will be asked to divide the marital property. The family court doesn’t have the authority (or “jurisdiction”) to divide the non-marital...

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How to Divide a Pension in a South Carolina Divorce

As divorce attorneys in Charleston, we help spouses divide their marital assets and debts such as their home, their bank accounts, their credit card debts, and 401(k)’s and IRAs. Pensions, either vested or unvested, are also marital assets that must be divided....

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