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Medical Marijuana’s Impact on Custody Cases

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Feb 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

The laws surrounding this form of medical treatment is clearly still in its infancy and will likely continue to grow and expand as more and more states legalize the use of some forms of marijuana. Due to the prevalent stigma towards the use of marijuana, there is no clear answer yet how a South Carolina family court would treat a custodial parent legally administering medical marijuana to their child, or themselves, for that matter. Find out more here.

5 Myths of Divorce Litigation

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Jan 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

A divorce is not an everyday occurrence for most individuals. Because of this, most of our clients come to us seeking help in a divorce with certain ideas and preconceived notions as to what they expect their divorce to look like. Read more about 5 myths most new clients have about divorce.

4 Tips for a Stress-Free Divorce

Posted by Jenny R. Stevens | Sep 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the years, we've learned a thing or two about what makes a divorce case more or less stressful for our clients. Our top four tips for making your divorce as stress-free as possible are outlined in this article.

Does Cohabitation in South Carolina Terminate My Alimony?

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Sep 04, 2018 | 0 Comments

When two spouses divorce after a lengthy marriage and one spouse has considerably more income than the other spouse, an alimony award of some type is generally given to the lesser-earning spouse at the end of the case. Many want to know if starting a new romantic relationship will end their alimony payments. Read on to learn more:

How Can I Afford My Attorney Fees?

Posted by Jenny R. Stevens | Aug 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

While no one expects to have to pay for divorce in their lifetime, and it's certainly not an expense many enjoy paying, if you find yourself in need of hiring an attorney to represent you, follow the advice above to help manage the financial strain to best of your ability in order to keep your future and your children's future safe and secure.

The 5 Best Ways to Derail Your Child Custody Case

Posted by Jenny R. Stevens | Apr 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

We've written a great deal about the best ways to help your chances in child custody and divorce cases, but we're often asked about the things that will easily destroy your case. This list is far from all-inclusive but should serve as a good warning for those contemplating or currently involved in family court litigation where child custody is at issue.

3 Ways to Move On After Divorce

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Apr 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Divorce is hard. There's no doubt about it. Even when it's the best thing for both parties involved, it's a hard process to go through - physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. It's not uncommon for our clients to feel completely drained following their final hearing when the divorce is finally granted by the Family Court. Once the case is over, our clients will sometimes ask for advice on how to get back to their "normal" life. Here are 3 tips we offer them:

Special Needs Require Special Attention

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Apr 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Divorces and child custody cases come in all shapes and varieties. Our firm has been representing clients experiencing these family transitions for over twenty years and one thing that has remained the same is that every case deserves its own special analysis to find the right solution for that couple and those children. That fact has never been more true than cases which involve children who have special needs.

The Power of Lists in a South Carolina Divorce

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Apr 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are asked quite frequently how someone might best prepare for their South Carolina divorce. We are huge proponents of creating lists throughout the preparation process as a means to both document and organize all the elements your case will need to address. To learn about one area in which this is a big help, read our blog.

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