Trusting our children

June 4, 2011

My oldest daughter graduated from high school earlier this week.  The original plan was to buy her a multi-gear bicycle for use at the college

Shouldn’t having custody of a child terminate child support per se?

May 13, 2011

Under S.C. Code § 63-3-530 (17) “orders for child support run until the child is eighteen years of age or until the child is married

God gave us children so that death wouldn’t be so disappointing?

May 3, 2011

Walking through the Charleston market today I spotted a t-shirt for sale that read “God gave us children so that death wouldn’t be so disappointing.”

One of these women can’t be right

January 16, 2011

Let’s all give it up for an Ivy League law professor intent on ruining any fun that parenting might entail In 1998 a then-relatively unknown

Emancipation day

October 14, 2010

My oldest daughter, Rebecca, turns eighteen today and we are celebrating what I call “emancipation day.” When I talk to most mothers about how they

We are raising our grandchildren’s parents

October 7, 2010

One of my insights in the second family law article I ever had published was“[a]lways recognize (and remind your client) that a custody case is