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    Is There a Waiting Period for Divorce in South Carolina?

    Is There a Waiting Period for Divorce in South Carolina?

    Jump Ahead To Uncontested vs. Contested DivorceUncontested DivorceContested DivorceWhat Are Grounds for Divorce in SC?Habitual DrunkennessDesertionPhysical CrueltyLiving SeparatelySC Divorce Process OverviewContact Lauren Taylor Law to Learn More About Our SC Divorce Services Navigating through a divorce in South Carolina is different than in other states. While many people hope to move forward with their lives […]

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    How Is Property Divided During a South Carolina Divorce?

    How Is Property Divided During a South Carolina Divorce?

    Jump Ahead To Equitable Property DivisionTypes of Property DividedHow Is Equitable Division Decided?Contact an Experienced South Carolina Divorce Lawyer When you are going through a divorce, part of the process involves splitting up the property you and your ex-spouse owned together. Depending on the reason for your divorce and how well you and your ex […]

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    Why Local Journalism Matters

    Jump Ahead To FITSNews and the Murdaugh Murders InvestigationLauren Taylor’s Support for FITSNewsThe Importance of Independent NewsSupporting Local Journalism — What You Can DoLearn More About Lauren Taylor Law and Our Legal Services Accurate, reliable news is essential to educate citizens on local, state and national decisions and policies. However, local journalism is in a […]

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    Parental Alienation and Child Custody in South Carolina

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    Jump Ahead To Proving Parental Alienation in Charleston SCHow Parental Alienation Affects CustodyHow to Prove Parental Alienation1. Find Witnesses2. Collect Documentary Evidence3. Hire a Family Law AttorneyContact an Attorney Have you noticed a recurring sign of parental alienation? Being alienated from your child due to the actions of another parent can have a long-lasting negative impact […]

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    Important South Carolina Adoption Laws Parents Need to Know

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    Jump Ahead To Who Is Allowed to Adopt a Child in the State of South Carolina?Who Is Allowed to Become a Foster Parent in the State of South Carolina?Do Foster Parents Get Financial Assistance?Is Financial Assistance Available for Adopted Children?Does South Carolina Have an Adoption Tax Credit?In South Carolina Infant Adoptions, How Are Birth Parents’ Expenses Regulated?Laws Important for Expectant Parents: Placing an Adoption in South CarolinaIn a South Carolina Adoption, Who Is Required to Consent?How Does a Birth Parent Legally Prove Consent?Is It Possible for […]

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    Common-Law Marriage Requirements

    Common-Law Marriage Requirements

    Jump Ahead To What Is a Common-Law Marriage?Requirements for a Common-Law MarriageWhat States Have Common-Law Marriage?Common-Law Marriage in South CarolinaLegality of Common-Law Marriage Before 2019Legality of Common-Law Marriage After 2019How to Prove a Common-Law Marriage ExistsConsult an Experienced South Carolina Family Law Attorney While many couples have strong reasons for wanting to marry, others have […]

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    EEOC Laws in South Carolina

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    Jump Ahead To What Are the EEOC Laws in SC?Types of EEOC DiscriminationDeadlinesFiling a ComplaintContact Lauren Taylor Law if You Experience EEOC Discrimination The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws that protect Americans from workplace discrimination. However, those rules and their enforcement vary between states. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations […]

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    6 Types of Alimony in South Carolina

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    Jump Ahead To 1. Periodic Alimony2. Lump-Sum Alimony3. Rehabilitative Alimony4. Reimbursement Alimony5. Separate Maintenance and Support6. Other AlimonyGet the Legal Support You Need When you and your spouse decide to end your marriage, one of you may be responsible for paying the other one alimony. Alimony is a payment one spouse makes to the other when […]

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