Please indicate which laws and/or rules that apply, so that I can research them. Also, what are the provisions for a Proposed Order being submitted, and is there a time frame in which opposing counsel has to review the Proposed Order? To elaborate, it has been months since a temporary hearing in... View More
There is no statute or statewide rule regarding the time frame for submitting a proposed order. Although some judicial circuits have rules, it is essentially up to the Judge. In my experience, most Judges request proposed Temporary Orders within 10 days.
Interesting question. The ethical rules in South Carolina would prohibit the attorney from keeping fees in excess of the amount earned. If there is a dispute between you and your lawyer, contact the SC Supreme Court and tell them you have a fee dispute. They will assist you with the necessary...View More
It depends on the language contained in the order granting you custody. Typically, if your relocation will change the visitation for the other parent (which it almost certainly will), you should file an action to modify the visitation provisions based upon a substantial change in circumstances....View More
Your question is a little confusing. If nothing has been filed then yes you may sue for adultery. If you filed a Complaint asking for Separate Maintenance, you can amend and ask for a divorce based on adultery.
My husband has the mother of his child refusing to see his child when there is a court order. She is also court order to have the child skype and call everyday. But she tends to always make excuses for the child not calling. Also she is also court order to add my husband on the school records so he... View More
A person may be held in civil contempt for willfully violating a clear and unambiguous mandate in a court order. In SC, some of the the possible sanctions for contempt are imprisonment, fines and/or community service.
Typically, one spouse's inherited property is NOT marital property but there are certain situations when nonmarital property may be "transmuted" into marital property. These issues are very fact-specific and cannot be answered without more details.
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