Posts Tagged ‘Supersedeas’

The joy of supersedeas

A much younger family law colleague of mine texted me earlier this week, informing me that she was successful in her first attempt at supersedeas. After a testimonial hearing on a placement plan for a child in DSS custody, the family court judge ordered that the child her foster-parent clients had been raising almost since […]

Supreme Court holds that family court temporary order is never automatically stayed by appeal

In the November 21, 2012 opinion of Terry v. Terry, 400 S.C. 453, 734 S.E.2d 646 (2012) the South Carolina Supreme Court clarifies the effect of filing a notice of appeal on the enforcement of temporary orders.  Here the family court issued a temporary order requiring Husband to vacate the marital home.  Husband refused to do so […]