Getting Ready for a Child Custody Consultation

Preparing for a child custody consultation can be a stressful experience. You may not be sure what to expect, and the meeting topic is unpleasant by nature. Perhaps another party is suing you for custody of your child, or you are filing a custody lawsuit to protect your visitation or custodial rights. Whatever the circumstances,…

Beginner’s Guide to Probate

The probate process is a way for the courts to help people through the settlement of a loved one’s estate after their passing. Some people see it as a way for the government to intervene, but it can be a helpful way to sort things out and avoid potential fraud and family fighting, especially if…

What are Modifications in Family Law?

Now that some time has passed, are you interested in modifying your divorce decree or child custody agreement? That’s where modifications in family law come in. Here are the basics of how they can help your family. Common Modifications Some things that are subject to modification include: Financial obligations including child and spousal supportChild custody…

When Is a Tax Lawyer Needed?

Why would you need to hire a tax lawyer? The mere fact that this question is on your mind is a good indication you should consider it. Taxes are a complicated subject. And if you make a mistake, the IRS isn't very forgiving. That's when an attorney comes into play, and here are the top…

4 Things You Need to Know Before Filing for Divorce

Nervous about filing for divorce? Everywhere you turn, there are horror stories about divorces gone wrong. But that doesn't mean your own separation has to get messy. Here's how you can protect yourself before signing any papers: No One "Wins" a Divorce Getting divorced hurts both parties. Although you may get what you want out…

Can I Prepare My Own Will & Figure Out a Plan All by Myself?

Can you prepare your own will and try to figure out a plan for your estate all by yourself? The answer is, technically, yes, you can. But should you? Let’s take a look. Saving Money Many people assume writing their own will can save them money on lawyer fees. Something that needs consideration, however, is…

3 Roadblocks to a Successful Name Change

Name changes aren’t as simple as filling out a form. They require knowledge of the laws and an understanding of the process. Let’s take a look at three of the common roadblocks to successful name changes in South Carolina. 1: Changing Your Child’s Name Changing your child’s name requires that a lawsuit be filed in…

4 Ways to Avoid Legal Trouble When Filing Your Taxes

No one likes paying taxes, but it’s part of being a good citizen. And they’re required by law. One of the primary goals when paying the IRS is to stay out of legal trouble when filing. Here are four ways to do just that. #1: File Your Taxes on Time Many individuals and businesses need…

3 Foolproof Ways for Winning Child Custody

Divorce is an incredibly challenging and emotional process, and it can get overwhelming when combined with the stress of child custody. The impact of divorce on the children is the priority of the parents and the courts. Before you panic, you should know that there are some foolproof ways for winning child custody. Here are…

3 Tips to Keep Your Estate Out of SC Probate Court

Avoiding probate court is the goal of many estate planning attorneys. Why? Because probate court not only takes time and resources, but it takes money out of the estate left to a decedent’s heirs. While many estates end up in probate, there are ways to avoid it. Take a look at three tips to help…



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