Checklist of questions whose answers can derail a custody or visitation case

I tried a custody case last month in which I learned a few weeks prior to trial that my client was using marijuana approximately once a month. What had previously seemed a strong case for custody no longer was. While many of the issues that can derail a South Carolina custody case seem pretty obvious, there are a few things that can derail these cases that aren’t so obvious to folks–especially younger folks–who don’t work within the court system: marijuana use and live-in boyfriends/girlfriends being excellent examples.

Thus, I decided it would be useful to develop a “checklist” of questions to provide custody and visitation clients at the beginning of their case to determine whether there are potentially fatal issues before one commences litigation. This checklist is a work in progress and I expect to update it periodically. I am grateful to anyone who offers suggestions.

Download (PDF, 41KB)

The checklist can be downloaded as a Microsoft Word document here.

Put Mr. Forman’s experience, knowledge, and dedication to your service for any of your South Carolina family law needs.

Retain Mr. Forman

Archives by Date

Archives by Category

Multiple Category Search

Search Type