WTF is irreconcilable differences?

September 22, 2016

A friend and colleague of mine suggested I blog about Angelina Jolie’s recent filing for divorce from Brad Pitt on the ground of “irreconcilable differences,”

What I’ve learned after twenty-five years of marriage (or, if you expect your spouse’s farts to smell like roses, you are going to be upset)[1]

December 30, 2014

My wife and I celebrate our 25th anniversary today. Thanks to a family law practice that exceeded my expectations in personal, professional and financial success,

South Carolina Supreme Court refuses to adopt the “putative spouse” doctrine

August 28, 2013

In the August 28, 2013 opinion of Hill v. Bell, 405 S.C. 423, 747 S.E.2d 791 (2013), the South Carolina Supreme Court refused to adopt the “putative

I’ve got new plans for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2012

The parade of human misery passing by judges dealing with marital disputes must lead many to despair.  The rare tales of a judge doing something

Should separation be required for a separate maintenance action?

August 21, 2011

In April 2011, the South Carolina Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Eileen Frances Theresa Busto Theisen v. Clifford Richard Theisen.  According

President Obama: Marriage Counselor

August 17, 2011

If Barack Obama loses the 2012 presidential election, I think the man may have found his next calling: marriage counselor.  As quoted by Maureen Dowd

A Divorce Lawyer’s Tips for Marriage

August 8, 2011

From Guest Blogger, Thomas F. McDow: 1. Love each other as you are. Men marry women hoping they will not change. Women marry men expecting

Dan Savage on the virtues of infidelity

July 2, 2011

An interesting piece in tomorrow’s New York Times Sunday Magazine, Married, with Infidelities, highlights my favorite relationship advice columnist, Dan Savage, and his views on