There is no formula to predict South Carolina alimony obligations

November 28, 2018

There’s a chart circulating amongst South Carolina family law attorneys that lists most of the published alimony opinions and has columns for the amount of

Bojilov highlights importance of a good record and accurate financial declarations

October 16, 2018

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

October 4, 2018

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

September 30, 2018

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

August 29, 2018

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

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

April 11, 2017

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

November 26, 2016

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?

November 2, 2016

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