Monthly Archives: May 2012

What justifies a Judge transferring custody?

In South Carolina, as a general rule a change of custody occurs when there is a substantial change in circumstances and the focus is on the best interests of the child, rather than the parents.  A recent court decision involving … Continue reading

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Should Veteran Disability Benefits be divided in Family Court

In recent news, a disabled veteran has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider whether individual states should be allowed to consider a veteran’s disability compensation in calculating spousal support; and additionally whether federal law bars state courts from considering … Continue reading

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