How Long After a Divorce Can You Remarry

Ideally, marriage should last a lifetime, but sometimes things don’t work out that way. The person who you married may be different than what you thought. They may have cheated or walked away, or perhaps it was you that left. Regardless, life goes on after a divorce, and for many that means getting married again. […]

What Happens to a 401k in a Divorce?

Navigating the financial aspects of a divorce has long been one of the trickiest parts of a divorce process. Even when spouses are separating on amicable terms, it can be overwhelming when deciding how to amicably split up the wealth. This is especially true when assets are solely in one spouse’s name or possession, and […]

How Soon After Marriage Can You Get a Divorce in SC

Sometimes after marriage you realize very quickly that the union of your and your spouse is not meant to be. For some people, this realization hits almost as quickly as “I do” rolls off the tongue. For others, it may take a few months or even a few years to see the writing on the […]

What Is a Custody Agreement?

One of the most strenuous parts of a divorce is deciding who gets custody of the children. Most of the time, a custody agreement is reached before the rest of the divorce even goes to court. Sometimes, though, it can become a bitter battle, especially when each party thinks the other is unfit to be […]

How to Win a Child Custody Case

In a child custody case, the court’s decision is based largely on what they see as “the best interest” of the child. As a parent, you will likely know and understand your child very well, and feel like your involvement will have a positive impact on his or her life. Your opinion, of course, is […]

Property Division in a Divorce: Equitable Distribution is Not the Same as a 50/50 Split

As you work through your divorce, it’s important to understand that South Carolina is an equitable distribution state. What this means is that all marital assets will be divided in a way that is fair to both parties, but this does not necessarily mean a 50/50 split of each asset. The courts will look at […]

International Child Custody

The world can be a big place, but in many ways it is a lot smaller than it used to be. More people from different countries are meeting, marrying and having kids. Other couples may be from places that are close geographically but circumstances involving their work or other factors may lead them to live […]

How to Get Full Custody

When you know the man or woman you are divorcing is unfit to be a parent, it is often imperative that you be granted full custody. Yet, proving the other parent should not be granted any custody can be difficult. After all, some people are experts at “hiding their crazy.” While the child’s choice of […]

Filling Out a Financial Statement for a Divorce

In a divorce, money and assets often become one of the biggest tension points outside of custody battles. As such, it is vital to fill out a financial statement in order to splits cash, debt and other communal property evenly. In addition, these statements help dictate how much child support must be paid by the […]

Establishing Fatherhood: The Rights of Fathers, DNA Testing and Issues Concerning Paternity

When you are a father seeking custody of your children, you may be worried that the courts will see you as an unfit parent simply because you aren’t the child’s mother. Single fathers face the stereotype of being incompetent parents, unable to dress the kids properly and clueless when it comes to feeding their child […]