State of Abuse

May 23, 2010

The first in a series on Child Protective Services in South Carolina was published in today’s Charleston Post & Courier:  State of Abuse.   This initial

Why the delay between the Sanfords’ divorce hearing and the divorce?

February 27, 2010

Under S.C. Code Ann. § 20-3-80, titled Required delays before reference and final decree;  exceptions, South Carolina law sets specific waiting periods before the court

Judge F.P. Segars-Andrews’ troubles

December 12, 2009

If one reads the comments on the Charleston Post and Courier’s web site regarding the Judicial Merit Selection Commission’s preliminary decision that Judge F.P. Segars-Andrews

What’s a father?

November 25, 2009

A lecture/article topic idea I have often considered but never been able to completely get a fixed idea on is the notion of “What’s a

No skin in the game

October 18, 2009

Rather than purchase a “starter home” (which I define as a modest first home one seeks to trade-up for as soon as one has moved

AMBER alerts against fathers

September 30, 2009

Yesterday, South Carolina issued an AMBER alert for two-year-old Geomari Young after his father, Geonaldo R. Young, alleged beat Geomari’s mother (Geonaldo’s ex-girlfriend) and “kidnapped”

Is the application of civil contempt in South Carolina’s “daddy round-ups” improper?

June 19, 2009

“The problem is, chronic non-supporters do not have dependable jobs, nor tax refunds, nor seizeable property. That’s why they are chronic. . . . As