Can a deserting (without good cause) spouse get alimony?

September 7, 2012

How many family law attorneys are aware of S.C. Code § 63-5-20?  In my experience not many. With the proper fact pattern that statute might

Is there a conflict in the equitable distribution statutes on whether property acquired post-filing but before the entry of a temporary order is marital property?

August 28, 2012

South Carolina Code § 20-3-610 indicates that the marital estate is created “at the time marital litigation is filed or commenced...”  Yet S.C. Code §

Recent changes to South Carolina “Child Protection and Permanency” statute make it harder for parents to obtain return of their children

June 18, 2010

On May 12, 2010, South Carolina enacted Senate bill 1172, which makes changes to the Child Protection and Permanency statute.  Among the highlights: The revisions