Family law involves a broad range of topics and issues that may affect the members of a family, either adults or children. Families may deal with legal issues when going through a divorce, including division of assets and debts, alimony, child custody, or child support. A family law attorney can protect your family, ensure your future, and help you navigate complicated rules regarding personal rights and responsibilities.
Case law and statutory law regarding family law matters can vary widely in different states, so it’s important to hire a South Carolina family law attorney to ensure your rights are protected within our state’s laws. Some common family law issues include:
- Asset and debt division
- Alimony, or spousal support
- College expenses
- Child custody and child visitation
- Child support
- Grandparent custody and visitation
- Third-party custody and visitation
- Department of Social Services matters
- Marriage and civil unions
- Juvenile adjudication
- Name changes
It’s important to note that, in South Carolina, family law matters are subject to mandatory mediation. An attorney can advise you on the best choice for your family law case in South Carolina.
For family law cases in South Carolina involving mediation or litigation, the Family Law Team at Hyde Law Firm, P.A. is available to guide you and protect you and your family throughout the legal process. Contact us today to discuss your family law concerns.
Learn more about current issues in family law on our blog posts concerning Family Court.