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 …

pencil eraser - common mistakes after divorce

When those divorce papers are finally signed and the process is complete, you likely feel as if you’ve completed a marathon. Now, you are ready to bask in the new life that awaits you. However, divorce is a stressful and …

covid-19 vaccines for children

Back in May, the FDA authorized the COVID-19 vaccine for children between 12 and 15. Following that announcement, many divorced parents found themselves contacting their family law attorneys regarding disagreements over whether or not to vaccinate their child. More recently, …

same-sex divorce

In 2015, the landmark decision in Ogerbefell vs. Hodges made same-sex marriage legal in all fifty states, including thirteen in which it had been banned prior. The decision allowed same-sex couples to receive the same benefits as heterosexual couples, including …

sharing custody over the holidays with a holiday custody schedule

The holidays can be a tense time for everyone, but for those who share custody of their children, the holiday season can be an even bigger headache. If not given the proper forethought, the festive nature of the holidays can …