When seeking to modify child support, it’s imperative to file and serve a complaint

Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Child Support, Litigation Strategy, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Specific

In most areas of family law practice negotiating before filing a contested action can reduce the stress and expense of litigation.  However, when one is

United States Supreme Court reverses on South Carolina Indian Adoption case

Posted Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Adoption/Termination of Parental Rights, Audience:, Child Support, Not South Carolina Specific, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, Of Interest to General Public, United States Supreme Court Decisions

In a highly anticipated case that generated much local notoriety, and in which some of my friends and colleagues participated, the United States Supreme Court

Hawkins affirms denial of child support reduction to downsized, underemployed father

Posted Sunday, April 21st, 2013 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Child Support, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The April 17, 2013 Court of Appeals opinion in Hawkins v. Hawkins, 403 S.C. 228, 742 S.E.2d 677 (Ct. App. 2013) demonstrates the continued reluctance of the family

Lewis affirms child custody but remands child support based on improper imputation of husbands’s income

Posted Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Attorney's Fees, Child Custody, Child Support, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The November 14, 2012 Court of Appeals opinion in Lewis v. Lewis, 400 S.C. 354, 734 S.E.2d 322 (Ct. App. 2012), provides some guidance on imputing income

Improper computation of rental income causes Court of Appeals to remand child support determination

Posted Thursday, August 16th, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Child Support, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

South Carolina attorney Brian A. DiMarco must really love our appellate courts in August because for the second straight August he has obtained a published

Are you paying too much in weekly support?

Posted Friday, August 10th, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Child Support, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Specific

When translating support from a monthly payment amount to a weekly payment amount, family court attorneys and judges divide the weekly amount by 4 1/3.

South Carolina Supreme Court’s Suspension of Family Court Rule 24 for Title IV-D Cases

Posted Sunday, July 29th, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Child Support, Contempt/Enforcement of Orders, Family Court Procedure, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Specific

Two different family law attorneys have asked–nay demanded–that I blog about the July 19, 2012 South Carolina Supreme Court Administrative Order suspending application of South

A new front in the battle of the sexes

Posted Sunday, July 8th, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Child Support, Jurisprudence, Not South Carolina Specific, Of Interest to General Public, Paternity

A recent scientific breakthrough allows the paternity of an unborn child to be determined through a blood test of the mother as early as the

For second consecutive week Court of Appeals reverses and remands family court order due to inadequate factual findings

Posted Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Attorney's Fees, Child Custody, Child Support, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific, Visitation

Last week, in Tillman v. Oakes, 398 S.C. 245, 728 S.E.2d 45 (Ct. App. 2012), the Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a family court custody

Pay your support early

Posted Thursday, May 31st, 2012 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Child Support, Not South Carolina Specific, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants

Typical language in South Carolina support orders is: The obligor shall pay support directly to the obligee.  If the obligor is ever more than five

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