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

For South Carolina spouses seeking alimony, adultery is fatal, attempted murder is not

Posted Thursday, October 4th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Of Interest to General Public, South Carolina Specific

While driving back from court yesterday I received a telephone call from Buzzfeed asking me about the impact of domestic violence on alimony. The reporter

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.

Stoney 2 (or 4) largely follows the original Stoney opinion

Posted Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Attorney's Fees, Child Support, Divorce and Marriage, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

The long strange journey of the Stoney appeal took another step on August 29, 2018 when the Court of Appeals issued its remanded opinion in

Two recent interesting unpublished family law opinions

Posted Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Child Support, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

I rarely blog about unpublished opinions because even when they are interesting, and even when they should have been published, they rarely do anything other

South Carolina Court of Appeals opinion highlights the importance of accurate financial declarations

Posted Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Attorney's Fees, Contempt/Enforcement of Orders, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

My clients get sick of me harping on refining and corroborating their financial declarations before we file them. In the future I will direct them

Betting on an estranged spouse’s untimely demise

Posted Saturday, November 26th, 2016 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Law and Culture, Litigation Strategy, Not South Carolina Specific, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys

In the first twenty years of my practice it was rare that a party died in the middle of divorce litigation or within a few

Where should one enforce a support order when the obligor resides elsewhere?

Posted Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Child Support, Contempt/Enforcement of Orders, Litigation Strategy, Not South Carolina Specific, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys

A common dilemna in family law is enforcing a support order when the obligor no longer resides in the issuing state. There are two reasonable

Five years of litigation, all for naught

Posted Saturday, September 10th, 2016 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Attorney's Fees, Contempt/Enforcement of Orders, Equitable Distribution/Property Division, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

Pity poor Lori Stoney, a fellow member of the Charleston County family court bar, and the appellant in the July 27, 2016 Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals partially reduces Husband’s alimony reduction in case Husband probably wishes he never filed

Posted Friday, September 9th, 2016 by Gregory Forman
Filed under Alimony/Spousal Support, Attorney's Fees, Of Interest to Family Court Litigants, Of Interest to Family Law Attorneys, South Carolina Appellate Decisions, South Carolina Specific

One of my harder tasks practicing family law in South Carolina is advising ex-spouses with alimony obligations whether and how much their obligation might change

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