Taylors, SC asked in Child Support, Civil Litigation and Divorce for South Carolina

Q: Will a judge order joint custody with no exchange of money in a self lititgated divorce? All issues are agreed upon

According to the online calculator, it looks as if no money would exchange hands anyway but I wanted to be sure since we are both representing ourselves. We are able to co-parent successfully and have maintained a joint custody arrangement since our separation three years ago. We would like to be able to keep the same arrangement.

1 Lawyer Answer
Marjorie Simmons
Marjorie Simmons
  • Burlington, WA
  • Licensed in South Carolina

A: Maybe. The legal standard is what's in the best interest of the child. You can call the SC Bar and ask for a referral to an attorney in your county, then call them. If they agree to a short and free consultation, you can pose the question and perhaps get more information.

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