Thompson finds Rule 60(b)(5), SCRCP, does not give family court subject matter jurisdiction to modify equitable distribution

Posted Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The August 7, 2019 Court of Appeals opinion in Thompson v. Thompson, 428 S.C. 142, 833 S.E.2d 274 (Ct. App. 2019), holds that Rule 60(b)(5),

Hagood opinion establishes important points on transmutation and alimony

Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2019 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The July 17, 2019 Court of Appeals opinion in Hagood v. Hagood, 427 S.C. 642, 832 S.E.2d 609 (Ct. App, 2019), establishes important points on

Court of Appeals slightly revises opinion in Brown v. Odom

Posted Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

On January 9, 2019 the South Carolina Court of Appeals released a slightly revised opinion in Brown v. Odom, 245 S.C. 420, 823 S.E.2d 183

Court of Appeals addresses valuation of a closely held business

Posted Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The November 28, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion in Clark v. Clark, 423 S.C. 596, 815 S.E.2d 772 (Ct. App. 2018), is one more data

Bojilov highlights importance of a good record and accurate financial declarations

Posted Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Attorney's Fees, Child Custody, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The September 19, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion in Bojilov v. Bojilov, 425 S.C. 161, 819 S.E.2d 791 (Ct. App. 2018), doesn’t establish any novel

Hard to win the appeal when you don’t show up for trial

Posted Sunday, September 30th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

N.B. On January 9, 2019, the Court of Appeals issued a slightly revised opinion in this case. The September 19, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion

Smith case addresses alimony and transmutation issues

Posted Sunday, September 30th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

While there is nothing surprising in the September 19, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion in Smith v. Smith, 425 S.C. 119, 819 S.E.2d 769 (Ct.

Unpublished Conits opinion reveals the dangers of lackadaisical litigating

Posted Monday, May 7th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

After three published opinions in Conits v. Conits, one a refiled Supreme Court opinion, on May 2, 2018 the Court of Appeals issued an unpublished

Court of Appeals approves joint custody order (and the post-trial reformation of an equitable distribution agreement)

Posted Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Child Custody, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The May 2, 2018 Court of Appeals opinion of Clark v. Clark, 423 S.C. 596, 815 S.E.2d 772 (Ct. App. 2018), is one of the rare

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