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

Slightly modified Gandy opinion makes two small factual corrections

On March 20, 2024, the South Carolina Court of Appeals refiled its opinion in Gandy v. Gandy, making two minor factual adjustments. The

[ + ] Read More

Feature in International Business Times on Navigating Marital Challenges

A recent blog I wrote on consulting an individual counselor before consulting a divorce lawyer generated interest in the International Business Times, resulting

[ + ] Read More

Consider seeking judicial notice of what occurs in court

If more family law attorneys handled appeals they would likely consider using judicial notice during their trials.  Judicial notice can be used to

[ + ] Read More