Court of Appeals publishes opinion on the inapplicability of status of limitations to support obligations

September 14, 2022

On September 7, 2022, the Court of Appeals published an opinion in Holland v. Holland, reversing the family court’s determination that Wife’s attempt to collect

Court of Appeals reverses finding of common law marriage

August 24, 2022

The August 24, 2022, Court of Appeals opinion in Powell v. Dolin demonstrates the impact Stone v. Thompson, 428 S.C. 79, 833 S.E.2d 266 (2019),

Little known case has big impact on custody jurisdiction

August 12, 2022

Occasionally I blog on little known cases that I find myself referencing often.  Thus today’s blog about Widdicombe v. Tucker-Cales, 366 S.C. 75, 620 S.E.2d 333

Court of Appeals reverses child support payment finding by rejecting family court’s credibility determination

August 10, 2022

Just this May I lectured on how de novo review made appealing family court orders more viable.  In the materials, I noted six post-Lewis reported

Court of Appeals reinstates final order’s award of alimony and attorney’s fees

August 4, 2022

The August 4, 2022, Court of Appeals opinion in Cohen v. Cohen reinstates the family court’s final order’s award of alimony and attorney’s fees to

Pro se appellant creates interesting law on military retirement and jurisdictional challenges

May 26, 2022

The May 25, 2022, Court of Appeals opinion in the case of Williams v. Williams, 436 S.C. 550, 873 S.E.2d 785 (Ct.App. 2022), demonstrates the

Refiled Hayduk opinion makes small addition on attorney fee issue

May 4, 2022

On May 4, 2022, the Court of Appeals issued a refiled opinion in the case of Hayduk v. Hayduk, 436 S.C. 411, 872 S.E.2d 847

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