November 13, 2018
estate planning

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Believe it or not, you have an estate. An estate is comprised of everything you own – your car, home, investments, etc. Estate planning is the process of creating a plan in advance and naming whom you want to receive the things you own after you die. This […]
October 23, 2018
Not So Sweet: Drugs in Halloween Candy

Not So Sweet: Drugs in Halloween Candy

Not So Sweet: Drugs in Halloween Candy We have all been told to “never take candy from a stranger”. While it is important to be cautious around strangers, previous Halloween scares have shown us that maybe the phrase shouldn’t just be limited to strangers, and it could be relevant to […]
January 15, 2018
Family Court Judges Should Not Have Jurisdiction to Order Parents to Pay College Expenses.

Family Court Judges Should Not Have Jurisdiction to Order Parents to Pay College Expenses

BWS: Opinion: Family Court Judges Should Not Have Jurisdiction to Order Parents to Pay College Expenses. By Luke Burke According to the Census Bureau, around 36 percent of U.S. adults have bachelors’ degrees. The past few decades have seen a push for four-year education to keep up with the evolving […]
July 6, 2017
Tips for Fathers Seeking Custody

Tips for Fathers Seeking Custody

The spotlight is on fathers this month. Unfortunately, in the United States’ court system, fathers often must go above and beyond to prove that they deserve to have custody of their child. If you are a father filing for joint or full custody, you may need to prepare for a […]
January 9, 2015
divorce attorney Greenville SC

Keeping Your Costs Down in Divorce

I recently came across a post written by Ontario attorney, John Schuman, who does an excellent job of explaining costs in family court cases.  He breaks the effects on cost into six factors: 1)    Is a trial required to address the issues in the case? 2)    Is custody or access […]
August 1, 2014
Law gavel

Criminal Charges – The Family Court Strategy “Du Jour”

The Family Court has always been a place where high emotion can take the place of rational thought.  More to the point, when custody and visitation of children are at stake, the obligation to tell the truth and nothing but the truth takes a back seat to winning at any […]