Over the years, my practice’s emphasis has increasingly focused on family law—especially divorce, alimony, property division, child custody, and child support—and appeals of family law cases. I practice family law because I believe it is important to help parents develop and maintain relationships with their children and to help spouses preserve their lifestyle when their marriage is no longer working.

Among experienced family law attorneys I am unusual in practicing without a paralegal or associate.  This means my clients always deal directly with me.  Every family law situation is unique. Having one and only one legal professional focusing on the matter means that I am learning directly from my client and others involved in the case.  For more complex matters I sometimes employ (with my client’s permission) a colleague to assist and divide responsibilities.

Being one of the few South Carolina family law attorneys to do significant trial and appellate work provides me an unusual perspective on handling cases at the family court level.  Because of my extensive experience in appeals, I begin each case considering what evidence I might need to sustain a successful or overcome a disappointing trial result on appeal.  This focus informs strategy and evidence gathering at every step of the litigation process, including the vast majority of cases that settle before trial.

Put Mr. Forman’s experience, knowledge, and dedication to your service for any of your South Carolina family law needs.

Recent Blog Posts

De Facto Custodian rights are more valuable than Grandparent Rights

Given the phone calls I receive from prospective clients, it appears that many more folks are aware of the concept of grandparent rights

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Supreme Court reverses Court of Appeals determination that same-sex, common-law marriage could not exist prior to 2014

The November 10, 2021, Supreme Court opinion in Swicegood v. Thompson remedies the obvious error in the Court of Appeals decision in Swicegood

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Pitfalls in cooperating with DSS child abuse investigations

Parents routinely contact me when they are in the midst of a DSS investigation into their potential abuse or neglect of their child.

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