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Will My Ex Get My Pension in the Divorce?

If you’re going through a divorce, then you know how stressful the process can be. With today’s complex, nuanced laws, a divorce can be confusing, infuriating, and extremely difficult – especially if your spouse is being stubborn with their demands. Separating assets such as cars, homes, and other physical items is one thing, but sharing…

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How to Survive a High-Conflict Divorce

A divorce is already stressful enough considering the time and money that goes into them, not to mention the strain of having to possibly find a new place to live, and discovering who gets custody of the children. In a high-conflict divorce, the stress is doubled. Whether that’s due to an abusive or obstinate partner,…

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How Are Values Assessed on Property When You Are Divorcing?

One of the most common questions divorcing couples ask surrounds the division of property. Every state is different when it comes to dividing property, but the process to assess value to the property is practically the same no matter where you live. South Carolina is an equitable division state when it comes to dividing marital…

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Why Does It Cost So Much to Get Divorced?

Despite how common it is to get divorced, many people still shudder at the thought of it. Even if you agree on all the important parts of a divorce (child custody, alimony, and property division), it can still cost a pretty penny. Filing for divorce in South Carolina costs $150. The couple will need to…

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Can Text Messages Prove Adultery in a Divorce?

Adultery is a common reason couples divorce, and can be claimed in a fault-based divorce. However, to make an adultery allegation, you must have hard proof. You may hear about an affair through gossip or your circle of friends, but this is not enough for the court. Our clients sometimes ask if things like text…

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What Does “Best Interests of the Child” Really Mean?

It does not matter whether a divorce is amiable or acrimonious; when matters of child custody are at play, emotions can run high. It is natural to want your child with you as much as possible, and it is important to understand how the court determines the best interests of the child. The “best interests…

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Getting Divorced? You Need a Business Valuation

If you own a small business or sole proprietorship and are considering divorce, the division of marital assets becomes even more important. During this process, spouses identify, evaluate and divide their marital property. For some couples, division of property can be straightforward – typically dividing up things like bank accounts, vehicles and homes. However, in…

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Important Information for Business Owners Seeking a Divorce

Divorcing takes a lot out of you mentally and emotionally, in general. When you own a business it presents an entirely new area of concern to keep you awake at night. Will your spouse be entitled to part of your company? Will you have to sell anything off? How are you going to manage things…

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The Complications of High Net Worth Divorce & Inherited Wealth

In South Carolina, inheritances are typically immune to equitable division during divorce, and this rule applies regardless of the form of the inherited asset – whether cash, real estate or any other type of property. This also applies whether the spouse received the inheritance before or during the course of the marriage. However, although this…

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You Can Survive Sharing Child Custody with a Little Creativity

The idea of leaving a spouse you just can’t stand is incredibly appealing for many people contemplating the end of their marriage. What’s a less than an optimal situation to cope with in accomplishing that is that you won’t be living with your children every day anymore. It’s a reality that can be difficult to…

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