South Carolina’s Divorce & Family Laws

How Do I File for Divorce in South Carolina?

Sometimes people ask us, "How do I file for divorce in South Carolina?" In South Carolina. when you represent yourself in family court without a lawyer, you are referred to as a “pro se” (without an attorney) party. Pro se is a Latin term that means “in person” or “on...

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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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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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How Long Does It Take to Get Divorced in South Carolina?

As divorce lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina, clients frequently ask how long it takes to get a divorce. In this article, we will explain how long it takes, the grounds for divorce in South Carolina, the procedure for getting a divorce in South Carolina, how to...

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