difference-between-alimony-and-spousal-support

If you are considering divorce, the question of alimony has likely entered your mind. Because so many families bring in two separate incomes, who owes money to whom, and whether or not alimony is even necessary, can become a little …

joint-custody-child-support

Child support is defined as the payment one parent makes to the other to be used towards the financial needs of the child, which include healthcare, education, housing, clothes, recreation, food, etc. To meet the best interests of the child, …

order-of-protection-vs-restraining-order

You always have the right to be safe. When we are faced with issues of domestic violence, abuse, or harassment, though, we tend to doubt ourselves. However, if you feel you are in an unsafe situation and you know you …

Marriage-Annulment-vs-Divorce

The end of a marriage is a confusing, overwhelming time for anyone. What can sometimes complicate things even further is if annulment is an option. Annulment can in many instances be a faster path towards dissolving the marriage, yet there …

orders-of-protection-and-child-custody

Child custody agreements are enough of a challenge. There are intense emotions on both sides and differing viewpoints of how the future should look, at times resulting in tension and spite. One tool some parents use in a child custody …

joint-custody-vs-legal-guardianship

You’ve likely heard the terms “legal guardianship” and “joint custody” before, but may be unsure about the difference between the two. However, as you enter into the judicial system, either as a result of divorce or to gain parental rights …

removed wedding ring - what to do when spouse asks for divorce

Yes, you’ve seen it coming. You’ve been having challenges within the marriage, you’ve been struggling to communicate effectively, and there’s been some talk of the word “divorce.” Nevertheless, hearing your spouse ask for one can instantly put you in a …

personal injury lawsuit after car accident

Suffering a serious injury can have long-term and sometimes detrimental consequences. Medical bills pile up as your accident prevents you from returning to work, and your way of life suddenly becomes much more stressful. The answer to all this: receiving …

when is divorce a good idea

Whether or not to file for divorce, no matter the circumstances, is an extremely difficult decision to make. It is usually a sign that every other course of action has been attempted, including seeking outside professional help.  At this point, …

grounds for divorce in sc

Divorce is always an extremely difficult and emotional process, but when one partner files for a divorce the other doesn’t want, it becomes even harder.  If your spouse has filed for divorce, and you disagree with the action, you may …