Family Law

What Happens When Divorces Parents Disagree On Vaccination?

For parents in the 21st century, nothing is as polarizing as the decision to withhold vaccinations from your child. Physicians, lawmakers, and the majority of Americans strongly believe that immunizations are critical to our health and safety as individuals and as a society. A small but growing minority of parents are suspicious and fearful of…

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Can A Child Decide Which Parent To Live With?

When a couple gets a divorce, the primary concern is often the custody privileges they have over their children. Statistics suggest that nearly 50 percent of all children in North America experience their parents getting a divorce. With such a high divorce rate, the question often arises “Can a child decide which parent to live…

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What Is An Unfit Parent?

Sometimes a parent isn’t very good at being a parent. In these situations, a child’s other parent, family member or third party might try to step in and get custody of the child. A parent who is not good at being a parent or does not care or want to be a parent is referred…

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Child Custody Summer Visitation Schedules

There are many family situations in South Carolina where one parent has primary or sole custody of their children, while the other parent is a non-custodial parent. This means that the children primarily live with their custodial parent and visit with their non-custodial parent. This is a common arrangement when one parent lives in a…

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Child Support After 18

Many people who have a child support obligation often look forward to when they no longer have to provide financial support for their child. While you love your children, child support is expensive. One of the ways that child support can be terminated in South Carolina is for the child to reach the age of…

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Creating a Child Custody Holiday Schedule

One of the biggest points of contention that separated or divorcing parents often argue over is which parent will have custody of the children during the holidays. It can be difficult because the winter holiday season is so exciting for children, and many parents want to create special memories with their children. Things can get…

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Custody Arrangements: Halloween and Divorce

Halloween is a holiday that is meant for kids, and nothing can be a bummer for kids this festive time of year quite like divorced, divorcing or separated parents who can’t get along. Sometimes parents get so wrapped up in their feelings about the divorce and about their ex-spouse that they forget that kids are…

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Divorce, Child Support, And Your Child’s School Costs

Parents who are considering getting a South Carolina divorce often think about how the divorce will impact them, especially financially. Divorcing couples who share children also need to consider how they will split the costs associated with raising and providing for their children. One issue that often comes up in a divorce when the couple…

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Failure To Pay Child Support Obligations Leads to Jail Time

When a noncustodial parent is late on making child support payments in South Carolina, one of the most serious consequences that he or she can face is jail time. Overdue child support payments are reviewed monthly, and a payment that is as little as five days late could give the recipient parent the grounds needed…

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