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General Guidelines: Planning for Parenting Time

As part of a divorce proceeding, the now-divorced couple might be required to share custody of the children. While the children will primarily live with one parent or the other, many divorced families split custody of the children so that each parent will have an opportunity to spend time with their kids. There are some [..]

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What’s In A Name? Divorce and Legal Name Change

Women are not required to change their names after a divorce. They may choose to keep their ex-husband’s last name. There are many reasons for this. Some women think it would be a hassle to legally change their name, and some women want to keep the name so that they will share the same last [..]

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What is the Difference Between a No-Fault Divorce and an At-Fault Divorce?

When a couple is considering getting a divorce, whether the divorce is an at-fault divorce or a no-fault divorce will depend on the circumstances surrounding why the divorce is occurring in the first place. The details of the differences between these two grounds for getting a divorce are discussed below, but the two do share [..]

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Grandparent Child Custody

When a family is torn apart by a divorce, there will likely be a fight between the parents over who has primary custody of the children. Generally, one parent will become the custodial parent, meaning the child will primarily live with that parent, and the other parent will become the non-custodial parent. Non-custodial parents are [..]

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Alimony Determinations

Spousal support (also known as alimony) is a big part of many divorces because it directs the payment of money from one spouse to another, which allows the recipient spouse to maintain the same standard of living that he or she became accustomed during the marriage. One spouse may dread it because he or she [..]

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Prenuptial Agreements Under South Carolina Law

What are Prenuptial Agreements? Under South Carolina law, a couple that is contemplating getting married to one another can secure a legal contract, called a prenuptial agreement, which defines how assets and liabilities are to be divvied up if the marriage is unsuccessful and ends in divorce. A prenuptial agreement can prescribe other terms of [..]

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Ways That A Divorce Impacts Your Kids

A divorce is difficult to go through. A relationship that used to mean so much to you might no longer bear the same joy that it once did. There might be an immense amount of strife between you and your spouse, which makes many situations unbearable. You might fight constantly, disagree frequently or have grown [..]

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Benefits of Hiring a Charleston Divorce Attorney

Experiencing a divorce alone can be a complex and frightening process, which is why we suggest hiring a Charleston divorce lawyer to help you move smoothly through the process. Although your family and friends can provide emotional support during your divorce, they might not be as helpful in the courtroom or navigating some of the [..]

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Determining Child Support through the Integrated Child Support Services

Divorce can be a stressful time that causes fear and anxiety, especially for those families who have children. If you are a custodial parent who has physical custody and needs assistance in obtaining child support payments or a non-custodial parent who is looking to establish paternity then you can apply for services through the Integrated [..]

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