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Max Hyde

Parental Alienation

Written by Max Hyde on January 19th 2017.

Parental Alienation

Based on my experiences in life and as a lawyer, I find most people, including family court judges, do not take kindly to attempts by a parent to alienate his or her child from the other parent.  Truly, I agree with these sentiments, as parental alienation places the most inno… read more

Posted in Divorce Law | Family Court | Family Law




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Retirement Counts: Retirement Accounts and Divorce

Written by Max Hyde on November 3rd 2016.

Work hard, play hard.  I often wonder if the play hard part comes easier later in life, maybe in the retirement phase.  In any event, working hard to retire strong is a goal most of us have in common. 

In divorce, I often find clients surprised to realize that retirement accounts are, generally, … read more

Posted in Family Law


Two visitation schedules used for custody

Written by on September 2nd 2016.

In South Carolina family law, family courts often look to two standard visitation schedules and their accompanying guidelines as a sort of guiding star for parents and individuals involved in child custody litigation.

Although each family's situation is unique, using these standard arrangements a… read more

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What is Eminent domain?

Written by Max Hyde on July 28th 2016.

Eminent domain. (18c) The inherent power of a governmental entity to take privately owned property, esp. land, and convert it to public use, subject to reasonable compensation for the taking. Eminent domain, Black’s Law Dictionary (10th ed. 2014).

Max Hyde handles eminent domain cases.

Posted in Real Estate Law



South Carolina Drug Court

Written by on June 28th 2016.

Drug Court offers individuals charged with certain drug-related criminal offenses an amazing opportunity to rehabilitate and not have a criminal record.

Here in Spartanburg County, an individual charged with certain drug-related crimes may be eligible for Drug Court. A screening process is perfor… read more

Posted in Criminal Defense