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Child Custody and Back to School in North & South Carolina

Many custody orders provide for a summer custodial schedule that is different from the custodial schedule that is in operation during the school year.  It’s easy to get into the summer routine and lose track of time, only to start the school year feeling like it’s been sprung on you out of nowhere.  The time …

Relocation and Custody Orders 

A goal of North Carolina custody law is to enter custody orders that will withstand the test of time.  The presumption is that children are best served by orders which will provide consistency and stability and that frequent trips to court to change custody are not in the best interests of children.

How Will A Disability Affect My Divorce?

Divorce can be one of the most difficult things a person can face during their lifetime. Typically, in a South Carolina divorce case, the Court will decide all issues of property and debt division, child custody and visitation, child support, alimony, and attorney’s fees, in addition to the issue of divorce itself. However, when one spouse is disabled, it can make things even more complex.  

What Are the Rights of Unmarried Fathers?

As an unmarried father, your relationship and love for your child was never contingent upon a piece of paper confirming marriage to his or her mother. However, if you and the mother of your child are unmarried and have recently decided to part ways, the absence of marriage complicates this already difficult situation by calling your paternal rights into question. It becomes even more complex when your relationship ends bitterly and your ex seeks to punish you by claiming child custody of your son or daughter.