South Carolina’s Divorce & Family Laws

Grandparent Rights in South Carolina

As family law attorneys in Charleston, we are often asked about the rights of grandparents in divorce, visitation, and custody cases in South Carolina. Sometimes, one of the parents dies, and the other parent withholds the child from his or her in-laws. Sometimes, the...

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Are Retirement Accounts Split in a South Carolina Divorce?

Some of the most common assets our divorce attorneys in Charleston see when dividing a marital estate during a divorce include retirement accounts. Many employers offer these types of accounts as an employment benefit, or couples sometimes start these accounts...

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Common Law Marriage in South Carolina

As Charleston divorce attorneys, we've dealt with cases involving common-law marriage in South Carolina. Until July 2019, South Carolina was one of the few states that still recognized a “common law” marriage even though the couple didn't have a ceremony or get a...

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How to Stop Getting Over-Billed by Your Divorce Lawyer

As a divorce lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, I've had clients tell me that another lawyer ripped them off during their divorce by overcharging them. Besides what I hear from clients' past experiences with other divorce attorneys, I've had cases where I suspect...

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What Are Fathers’ Rights in South Carolina?

Our custody and divorce lawyers in Charleston have handled many cases involving custody of a child whose parents never married. In some respects, family court cases involving unmarried parents can be simpler than a traditional divorce because they do not involve...

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