Are Divorce Records Public Information in SC

Are Divorce Records Public Information in SC

One question I frequently get asked is how public will my divorce be? While you won’t hear about most divorces in the media, the majority of the information filed with the Clerk of Court will be public information. While the attorney’s file is certainly not public,...
How to Get a Quick Divorce in SC

How to Get a Quick Divorce in SC

A very common question I hear is, “How can I get a quick divorce in South Carolina?”  How long your divorce will take depends on several factors, some of which are beyond your control. There is a difference between a quick divorce and a simple divorce. It also depends...
How is Child Support Enforced in SC?

How is Child Support Enforced in SC?

Some clients come in and need child support, but say they know the other person isn’t going to pay. Whether you are in the process of getting a child support order or whether you are in the unfortunate situation of not being paid when you are supposed to be or just...
Can You Date While Separated in SC?

Can You Date While Separated in SC?

A question I frequently get from clients is, “When is it okay to date?” In South Carolina, being married is kind of like being pregnant, either you are or you aren’t. The simple answer is — if you are married, you can’t date, and doing so is considered adultery....
Top 21 Questions About Divorce in SC

Top 21 Questions About Divorce in SC

When someone is faced with getting divorced, he or she may have lots of questions. It may not be something he or she has ever had to deal with. Maybe you are just starting to think about if getting a divorce is the right path for you and your family. Or maybe you and...
Are There Defenses to Divorce in SC?

Are There Defenses to Divorce in SC?

One question that I am frequently asked involves divorces in which one person is seeking a divorce based on a fault ground. Many people want to know if they can use the other person’s misconduct to get a divorce, or vice versa. The answer, as it frequently is in the...