Child Custody and Child Support

Recent Posts in Child Custody and Child Support Category

  • 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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  • South Carolina Child Support Guidelines and Income

    || 7-May-2013

    If you are involved in the litigation of a case in a Family Court in the State of South Carolina, and child custody, visitation and child support are issue, an amount of child support may be calculated pursuant to the South Carolina Child Support Guidelines. The court must determine the gross income of each parent, to calculate child support, pursuant to the Guidelines. Income includes the actual ...
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