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, Service by Publication in South Carolina Family Court

Service by Publication in South Carolina Family Court

Service by Publication in SC Family Court By M. J. Goodwin   Many times, a client will not know where the opposing party in a law suit can be located. One can still sue...

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, What does hating your child’s other parent do to your child?

What does hating your child’s other parent do to your child?

What does hating your child’s other parent do to your child? By M. J. Goodwin   Contentious custody and visitation cases take a toll on everyone involved, even the attorneys. But the person who...

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, SC Parental Equality Act and Child Related Information

SC Parental Equality Act and Child Related Information

SC Parental Equality Act By M. J. Goodwin   A non-custodial parent is not dependent on the custodial parent for all information about a child. In South Carolina, Section 63-15-260 of the South Carolina...

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, Visitation Issues in Family Court

Visitation Issues in Family Court

Visitation Issues in Family Court By M. J. Goodwin   The most difficult issues in Family Court are those involving children. The best outcome for all children is to have two emotionally stable, healthy,...

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, Temporary Hearings in SC Family Court

Temporary Hearings in SC Family Court

Strategies for Temporary Hearings By M. J. Goodwin   On November 21, 2012, the South Carolina Supreme issued an Order (herein after “Order” or “the Order”) that drastically changed the way that temporary hearings...

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, The Big Gun in DSS Cases:  Section 19-1-180; Hearsay Exceptions in Abuse Cases

The Big Gun in DSS Cases: Section 19-1-180; Hearsay Exceptions in Abuse Cases

Section 19-1-180: The Big Gun.   “OBJECTION! HEARSAY!”   We know it even before we go to law school. We see it on TV and in the movies. Lawyers jump from their chair and...

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, The Importance of Keeping Family Court Documents

The Importance of Keeping Family Court Documents

The Importance of Keeping Family Court Documents By M. J. Goodwin   An Amber Alert was issued in Greenville, SC yesterday following a birth mother appearing at a third party custodian’s home and demanding...

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, Family Court Agreements Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Family Court Agreements Reduce Anxiety and Stress

By Todd Pruette My law partner and I have will have spirited debates about various topics that we disagree on. Most of the time the conversations will end with each of us shaking our...

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, Relocation as it Pertains to Custody Cases in SC

Relocation as it Pertains to Custody Cases in SC

Relocation as it Pertains to Custody Cases in SC By M. J. Goodwin   As a general rule, children are best served being raised by two involved parents. This fact makes relocation of the...

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, Family Court Restraining Orders and the Right to Bear Arms

Family Court Restraining Orders and the Right to Bear Arms

Family Court Restraining Orders and the Right to Bear Arms By M. J. Goodwin Many divorce attorneys routinely add mutual restraining orders to their legal documents. While this may seem second nature, it should...

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