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Child Custody Arrangements When A Parent Wants to Relocate

In South Carolina, parents that share a child but live apart, either due to separation or divorce, have to divide the custody of the child between them, making one parent the custodial parent and the other parent the noncustodial parent. … Continue reading

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Legal Ways to Protect Yourself From Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious family law issue. When you are the victim of domestic violence, it can seem like there is nowhere for you to turn for help. Some victims feel like they cannot leave their relationships because of … Continue reading

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What Rights Do Non-Custodial Parents Have In South Carolina?

When you share a child with someone, but are not living with the other parent of your child, either because you and the other parent are divorced or separated, you will still want to spend time with your child. If … Continue reading

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

According to the latest data provided by the Violence Policy Center, there were 57 female deaths attributable to domestic violence situations in 2013, making South Carolina the leader in the country for the highest rate of women being killed by … Continue reading

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Tips for Establishing Paternity

Being a new father can be a wonderful thing, especially if you are interested in taking a significant role in your child’s life. However, things can get complicated if you and the mother are not married, and she does not … Continue reading

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South Carolina Launches New Governor’s Domestic Violence Task Force

The State reports that Governor Nikki Haley recently launched the Governor’s Domestic Violence Task Force in response to the enactment of the Domestic Violence Reform Act that went into effect in June of this year. The law placed stricter penalties … Continue reading

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Equitable Division: What it Means For Your Divorce

Working together to arrive at a divorce settlement is the best way to ensure that each spouse gets what he or she wants out of a divorce. However, if the couple is unable to amicably and agreeably divide up their … Continue reading

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Ashley Madison Hack is Likely to Prompt Divorces

The news has been focused this month on the recent cyberattack of the online dating site Ashley Madison. Ashley Madison is a social online dating platform specifically marketed to married people, encouraging users of the site to meet other married … Continue reading

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Practical Tips About Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements are unfamiliar legal documents that many people do not fully understand. Many people view prenups as something only for wealthy people, or people who value money over love. However, this is absolutely not true; prenups are incredibly useful … Continue reading

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Four Clues That Your Ex-Spouse Is Living With Someone

There are a number of reasons why it may be relevant to your interests whether your ex-spouse has taken up residence with someone new. Two common instances of when this information is useful are related to spousal support obligations.

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