Supreme Court remands for new custody trial based on stale record

November 23, 2022

On November 23, 2022, the South Carolina Supreme Court partially granted a writ of certiorari, and remanded the case of Rossington v. Rossington for a

Maybe you’re simply a bad parent

November 22, 2022

A sizable portion of my initial consults are with parents frustrated in achieving their custody or visitation goals in the family court.  Often these parents

How to get 50/50 physical custody when you don’t have custody (and why it’s unlikely to happen)

August 26, 2022

A significant number of potential custody clients come to my office with the goal of 50/50 physical custody.  Often these are fathers who are not

Picking good witnesses for custody cases

July 29, 2022

Some custody cases can be tried with the parents being the primary witnesses.  But when there are substantial disputes about who the children are more

You willing to go to jail over that?

April 14, 2022

It amazes me how unseriously many folks subject to South Carolina child custody orders take the requirement of those orders. Per S.C. Code Ann. §

Court of Appeals affirms award of stepmother custody and grandparent visitation

March 17, 2022

In the March 16, 2022 opinion in Jacobs v. Zarcone, 436 S.C. 170, 871 S.E.2d 211 (Ct.App. 2022), the Court of Appeals affirms an award

Court of Appeals’ Glinyanay opinion addresses numerous novel family law issues

February 23, 2022

The February 23, 2022, Court of Appeals opinion in Glinyanay v. Tobias, 436 S.C. 137, 871 S.E.2d 193 (Ct.App. 2022), addresses numerous novel legal issues