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Articles compiled to assist those facing family law issues in South Carolina, including divorce, separation, child custody, visitation, child support, alimony, etc. You can find many more articles on these topics at our blog www.SCFamilyLaw.com.
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Number of Men Receiving Alimony on the Rise

Number of Men Receiving Alimony on the Rise | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
Learn why more men are asking for and receiving alimony.
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2013 S.C. Bar Family Law Section Intensive Seminar: Twists and Turns of Child Custody in the Modern Age

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If you are a family law practitioner in SC (or elsewhere), you ought to consider attending the following seminar. It will feature two excellent nationally renowned experts: Dr. Stanley Clawar discussing Parental Alienation and Dr. Allison Foster exploring Psychological and Custody Evaluations and how to use them. It will take place at DisneyWorld in Orlando from October 23 - 25, 2013. Details are available at the link below. We hope to see you there...
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Calculating Alimony in South Carolina

Calculating Alimony in South Carolina | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it

There is no formula for calculating whether someone is entitled to alimony. Instead, the Charleston family court will consider various factors about each party and their marriage. Learn more . . .


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Great article discussing how alimony is calculated in South Carolina.

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Tips for helping your kids handle the divorce | Helium.com

It can be difficult for an adult to handle a divorce, much less a child.  The children’s lives will likely be subject to major changes,..., Suzanne Rose (Tips for helping your kids handle the divorce http://t.co/7zFgR92KzK)...
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All too often, children are the forgotten victims in divorce/separation cases. These tips can help minimize the damage done to them.

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Relationship Advice I Wish I'd Heard Before Getting Divorced

Relationship Advice I Wish I'd Heard Before Getting Divorced | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
Divorce is never easy, but it's one of those life events that deserves a serious postmortem examination to figure out what really happened.
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Great insights in this article for anyone who is facing a divorce...

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Can Facebook Make You Get Divorced? | South Carolina Family Law Blog

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Facebook has been a factor in many divorces in recent years, but can it really make you get divorced?  Read the article below and let us know your thougths...

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The Competition Isn't the Law Firm Down the Block - Divorce Discourse

The Competition Isn't the Law Firm Down the Block - Divorce Discourse | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
When we develop our marketing plans, we position ourselves relative to our competition. We look at the websites of other firms.
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Interesting insight from Lee Rosen, who is on of the best...

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Woman Calls 911 To Request Divorce

Woman Calls 911 To Request Divorce | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
GIRARD, Pa. -- Police have cited a 42-year-old Pennsylvania woman for disorderly conduct after she called 911 requesting a divorce and police assistance to make her husband leave. Troopers say the woman called just after 1 a.m.
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If you want a divorce, call an experienced family law attorney, not 911.

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Jenny Sanford accuses Mark Sanford of trespassing at Sullivan’s Island home

Jenny Sanford accuses Mark Sanford of trespassing at Sullivan’s Island home | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
Republican congressional candidate Mark Sanford is accused of trespassing at his ex-wife’s home and faces a court appearance two days after the 1st District special election, according to published reports that surfaced late Tuesday night.
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When your spouse receives the house in a divorce, it is *not* ok for you to tresspass, show up uninvited, prowl around in the dark, etc. -- no matter who you are. Courts will (and should) enforce their Orders against everyone -- even former Governors.

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10 Rights Granted by Marriage...but Not by Civil Unions - Intent Blog

10 Rights Granted by Marriage...but Not by Civil Unions - Intent Blog | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
Aside from the basic principles of equal rights, there are many pragmatic, even commonplace issues spurring on the campaign for same-sex marriage. How do same-sex couples pay taxes? What happens to shared property when one partner dies?
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Ever wondered what the differences are between a marriage and a civil union? Find out in this article...

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Custody battle may have been motive for missing girl hoax, friend says - KATU

Custody battle may have been motive for missing girl hoax, friend says - KATU | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it

Albany Tribune - Custody battle may have been motive for missing girl hoax, friend says KATU. It turns out this may have all been over a custody battle, according to a friend of the family.

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Yet another example of what *NOT* to do when facing a child custody battle.  When facing a serious issue, seek advice from an experienced family law attorney instead of making mistakes that could cost you in the long run.

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Twitter / nprnews: Russian President Vladimir Putin, Wife Call It Quits

Twitter / nprnews: Russian President Vladimir Putin, Wife Call It Quits | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
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Just a reminder that divorce can strike world leaders just like anyone else...

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Professional courtesy as a litigation strategy

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Believe it or not, litigating courtesly usually *is* the best way to achieve a positive result for your clients.

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How to Tell If Your Marriage Is Really Over | South Carolina Family Law Blog

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Some couples wait years in a less-than-happy marriage before seeking help. If you’re debating ending your marriage, This article contains advice from therapists on how to do so in the least damaging way.


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    How Technology Has Made Me a Better Mom

    How Technology Has Made Me a Better Mom | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
    Mom Jeana Lee Tahnk shares why she can honestly say that technology has truly paved the way for a more organized and efficient life.
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    These suggestions aren't only for moms...

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    Who Is (Isn't) Present During Hearings in Family Court? | South Carolina Family Law Blog

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    Clients often wonder who will (and won't) be present in the Courtroom during Family Court hearings.  This article will provide the answers...

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    Dad accused of teaching one son how to choke another | Duluth News Tribune

    A 30-year-old Wisconsin father is accused of teaching one son how to choke the other unconscious — a lesson allegedly caught on video
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    More things that you should *not* teach your kids to do...

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    How Parents and Children Can Benefit From Co-Parenting | South Carolina Family Law Blog

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    After the divorce, parents are no longer spouses, but they are still parents and they must work together for the benefit of their children. This article points to ways to help them do so...

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    What Does "Exclusive Possession of the Former Marital Home" Mean? | South Carolina Family Law Blog

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    When one person receives an Order granting them possession of the former marital residence, can the other person come and go as they please?

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    Visitation Agreements for Divorced Parents

    Visitation Agreements for Divorced Parents | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
    Visitation Agreements for Divorced Parents:
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    If you are a divorced parent facing visitation issues, the article below contains an excellent guide listing the various issues that should be considered.

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    The impact of divorce - Maybe 'I do'

    The impact of divorce - Maybe 'I do' | Spartanburg Family Law | Scoop.it
    Nine negative impacts (2013/126)

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    Researchers say that divorce can affect children in nine different ways. Do you know what they are? Interesting article for those parents contemplating divorce.

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