Is South Carolina heading the wrong path potentially expanding fault divorce?

April 9, 2019

In 1969 California became the first state to allow no-fault divorce. In 2010 New York became the last state to allow it. In the interim,

Should there be a uniform waiting period for a no-fault divorce?

March 8, 2014

I rarely blog on proposed family law legislation.  Often legislation fizzles to nothing: in my twenty years of practice bills to abolish common law marriage

What does it all mean?

July 19, 2012

Recent Charleston School of Law graduate Asher Watson has asked me questions about recently enacted (effective June 26, 2012) South Carolina House Bill 3400, which

New statute codifies law on alimony modification upon retirement

July 16, 2012

One of my blog’s readers posted a comment linking a new statute that codifies the law on modifying alimony upon the supporting spouse’s retirement.  South

Who does South Carolina House Bill 4614 really benefit?

June 21, 2012

Yesterday two different family law attorneys emailed me seeking my thoughts about the recently-enacted South Carolina House Bill 4614. Since most of the family court