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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.

The Danger of the DIY Divorce

Posted by Unknown | Apr 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Experienced family law attorneys are very familiar with the provisions judges like to see in divorce and custody orders in order to approve them as "fair and equitable." Hiring an attorney who practices exclusively in family law is well-worth the investment to make sure your future and your child's future is protected going forward. Read more about the dangers you might encounter in a DIY divorce:

What is the Difference Between Legal and Physical Custody in Spartanburg?

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

In South Carolina, there are many different "common" terms for child custody. In fact, a strict reading of family law appellate cases shows that our courts actually use many of the common custody terms interchangeably making it a little hard to decipher what "legal" and "physical" custody of a child really means with regard to divorced or separated parents. Read more here:

4 Tips for Creating the Perfect Parenting Schedule for Your Family

Posted by Jenny R. Stevens | Apr 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

When couples are faced with dividing their children's time between them, one of the inevitable first questions asked is, “What type of visitation or parenting plan do you recommend for my situation?” Here are 4 tips we often go over with our clients to get them thinking creatively when designing a parenting plan that is truly perfect for their family.

Successful Co-Parenting: The Ball Really is in Your Court!

Posted by Jenny R. Stevens | Mar 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

When you share a child with someone you are no longer romantically linked to the risk of conflict is always high. One of the frequent themes heard frequently in Family Court is centered on successful co-parenting. But how do you successfully co-parent with someone you don't particularly like much anymore? Read on to learn 3 rules for successful co-parenting:

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