Hire a competent SC attorney to search the title and determine ownership. File suit to Set Aside the Fraudulent Conveyance or sue to Quiet Title to your interest. Ejectment probably will not work, as any Tenant In Common can convey their lawful interest. At worst, file suit for Partition against...Read more »
I want to sign over rights to child as I do not believe to be this child's father. Would I still have to pay child support if I relinquish rights to this child, if it ends up being mine? I truly believe it's not mine due to nature of the individual and timing or information given. She has... Read more »
The child’s mother can serve you with a paternity action to establish parentage and the court will order a DNA test upon you. If it’s determined that you’re the biological father, then the court will order you to pay monthly child support until the child reaches age 18. You’re decision to...Read more »
As to our question: It’s unclear to me whether you went to probate court and the estate was set up (you were appointed as personal representative or not?). Assuming you were and there is insurance available it often does not take very long...Read more »
Yes, there is no statute of limitations on when an officer can charge a DUI. Generally these types of cases are when an accident has occurred and the defendant is unable to be detained due to medical care.
If two consenting adults agree to engage in mutual combat under supervision of a referee in an enclosed area and all guidelines were met eg.. both parties agree, understand the engagement rules, and agree to end the fight upon a retreat or the inability to continue could legal proceedings occur?
Family Court judges have the authority to hold someone in either civil contempt or criminal contempt. Whether a finding of contempt is civil or criminal depends on whether the person who violated the order is able to "purge" themselves of the punishment by becoming compliant with the...Read more »
First, it will depend on whether there is an order giving you custody of your child. Unless/until you have such an order, you are likely to continue to be obligated to pay child support as previously established.
If there is already an order giving you custody of your child, then you can go...Read more »
My ex was abusive towards me, and im scared it would lead to them in the future. Hes been inconsistent with them, this is the 3rd time he vanished on them for months and randomly popped back up. Abandoned us to be evicted from 2 houses now, i didnt have a vehicle and he took my carseats so we were... Read more »
The administrative process for establishing child support that is available through the Department of Social Services does *not* include any ability to establish custody/visitation. However, it is common that when one parent tries to use that process to get support, then the other parent will file...Read more »
I'm anticipating an unpleasant custody dispute in near future and I'm trying to prepare. My former partner receives a significant amount of childcare support from her mother. However, her mother had never received a driver's license. She also lives with her long-time boyfriend who is... Read more »
Choosing inappropriate caregivers is something the Family Court may consider when deciding custody. Allowing the grandmother who does not have a drivers license to drive the child demonstrates poor judgment. The immigration status of people living with the grandmother is likely to have little, if...Read more »
Yes, the Stone v. Thompson decision prevented creation of new common law marriages after it was decided (on July 24, 2019), but if a common law marriage was established before that date, its existence can be proven by clear and convincing evidence.
She is using her biological father last name and His name was written on her Birth.I am not married with his father and He is in other country.How can I terminate his parental right when He never give child support.
I am married for 4years and My Husband want to adopt my daughter,Do we... Read more »
Mother left spouse and children in 2012. She has not been in contact with, sent money or anything in those 10 years. I want to make sure I protect my children. I just don't know if I should file for divorce first or if i should file for the abandonment of the children first.
In South Carolina, Rule 18, SCRCP, requires that all claims that *can* be brought at the same time *must* be brought at the same time. The South Carolina Family Court is unlikely to grant a divorce until issues related to your children are resolved. Chances are, filing for divorce and custody at...Read more »
In South Carolina, you do not need your spouse's signature to file for divorce. However, if your spouse does not live in South Carolina, it may be more appropriate to file in a different state, but there are not enough facts here to determine the best jurisdiction.
I live in SC but was hit by a drunk driver in NC, they were found at fault of course. My car was totaled but thankfully(maybe) I wasn’t hurt. That leads us to them trying to pay for my car and my car only. They offered me 10k for my car when I owe a total of 17k. I don’t have gap insurance (a... Read more »
It sounds as if the car valuation is off as insurance companies sometimes do. You may also be entitled to punitive damages and should reach out to an attorney to assist you with this matter. Keep in mind that if they send you a release they may also ask you to release your bodily injury claims...Read more »
we lost a lot. I forgot to get my medication I take daily for my health that my Dr prescribed, they will not let me in to get it. I have not had my medication since Friday, and I can feel myself slowly going downhill. My husband called, and they told him no, I could not get it. I just got a 90... Read more »
A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for your ordeal. You could continue to await a response, but you describe a difficult situation with the deprivation of your medication, so another option could be to reach out to a...Read more »
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