2014

Blog Posts in 2014

  • How do you Register and Modify an Out of State Child Support Order

    || 28-Oct-2014

    How do you Register and Modify an Out of State Child Support Order? A party can enforce a support order or an income withholding order in a state other than the state that issued the order. Once registered, an out-of-state order has the same effect as an order of the non-supporting parent's home state, and it can be enforced in the same manner. A petition for modification may be filed at the ...
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  • What must a South Carolina Family Court consider when modifying child custody?

    || 15-May-2014

    What must a South Carolina Family Court consider when modifying a child custody order? The Family Court in the State of South Carolina retains jurisdiction to transfer the custody of children "in the event of changed conditions, or for other valid reasons. Wolfe v. Wolfe, 220 S.C. 437, 441 68 S.E.2d 348, 350 (1951). A person asking the Family Court to transfer custody must establish that: (1) ...
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  • Driving under the Influence (DUI) and its affect on Insurance

    || 12-Feb-2014

    In South Carolina, A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) forfeiture, guilty plea or conviction will follow a Defendant for ten (10) years, and the licensee must carry SR-22 Insurance for three (3) years. An attorney representing a defendant in a DUI Case should check with the client's insurance company to see what their policy is regarding administrative revocations of a license. Some insurance ...
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  • Considerations in Making an Award of Alimony in South Carolina Family Courts

    || 29-Jan-2014

    South Carolina Family Court Considerations in Making an Award of Alimony or Separate Maintenance and Support. In making an award of alimony or separate maintenance and support, the Family Court must consider and give weight, in such proportion as it finds appropriate, to all of the following factors: (1) the duration of the marriage together with the ages of the parties at the time of the marriage ...
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  • Alimony and Support Awarded in Divorce Actions in South Carolina

    || 14-Jan-2014

    What are the types of Alimony and Support that can be Awarded in Actions for Divorce and Separate Maintenance and Support, in South Carolina? In proceedings for divorce, and in actions for separate maintenance and support, filed in Family Courts within the State of South Carolina, the court may grant alimony or separate maintenance and support. The Family Court can grant alimony and separate ...
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