South Carolina Divorce Lawyers
Hilton Head Island, SC Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
Fort Mill, SC Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
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Anderson, SC Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
Mr. Brough graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 2003. During his time at Syracuse, Mr. Brough served as the managing editor for the...
He can help you navigate the legal minefield that you have found yourself in to get you the best possible result in your case. You will receive quality representation when you need it the most, in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury.
Ryan Templeton graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and began his legal career as a Law Clerk to Circuit Court Judge Diane S. Goodstein. Upon...
Mr. Geis is a member and past Chairman of the Family Law Council of the South Carolina Bar; and Past President of the Beaufort County Bar. Mr. Geis has lectured...
Conway, SC Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
- (843) 488-9933
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In September of 2012, shortly after graduating from law school, Lauren began working for the South Carolina Department of Revenue where she spent six years litigating alcohol licensing...
-DUI Defense and Criminal Defense Law (while our firm has a special focus on South Carolina DUI arrests and charges (with over a decade of experience dealing extensively with these matters), we also represent individuals charged with criminal offenses including, but not limited to, South Carolina felony charges, South Carolina misdemeanor offenses (including, but not limited to, Domestic Violence (DV) defense);
-Personal Injury (including, but not limited to, automobile accidents, dog bites, and motorcycle accidents); and
-Family Law and Divorce for Men...
When Calvin was born, he was diagnosed with Down syndrome. This has led Jeremey to focus much of charity work on issues dealing with disabilities. He has served on the...
Attorney Jessie Glenn and the Glenn Law Firm are committed to providing effective legal counsel for their clients’ individual needs. With law offices in Aiken, South Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina Attorney Jessie Glenn offers his services to citizens in all counties in South Carolina....
A Summerville, South Carolina native, family law attorney Carolyn Bone has long been an advocate for children and families and has pursued a career path that includes compassionate service. She received her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2008. Prior to law school, Ms. Bone graduated summa cum laude from Converse College with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a dual major...
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If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.
Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.
Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.
Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.
Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).
Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.
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