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Let’s face it, sometimes it’s better for two people to go in different directions because the relationship is no longer healthy, fulfilling, or sustainable.
Nothing could be closer to the truth in cases involving neglect, verbal abuse or domestic violence. But, it’s not always easy taking that first step because of the many unknowns, and this is especially true when children are involved.
Fortunately, our team of family lawyers can guide you every step of the way, ensuring that your every move is in your absolute best interest.
You see, most divorce cases, especially those involving child custody battles, are extremely emotionally charged. Under these circumstances best judgement tends to be clouded and poor decisions are frequently made. These poor decisions oftentime can’t be undone and you’re stuck with the consequences the rest of your life.
We want to help you avoid that.
We handle all matters related to family law, so whether you need a Summerville divorce lawyer or a lawyer for child custody issues we can help.
The divorce lawyers at Templeton Mims & Ward have represented hundreds (100’s) of clients facing divorce in and around the Tri-County area throughout the years.
Whether you’ve just been served divorce papers or you want to file for divorce-we can help. We fully understand what you’re up against and we know from experience that no two divorce cases are the same. That’s why we thoroughly evaluate your case and from there our divorce attorneys offer an approach based on your unique situation and the outcome you most desire.
Most importantly, we do all of the legal work so that you can focus on moving forward with your life. From child support to spousal support our alimony lawyers will work diligently to get you what you deserve.
We’re also here to answer all of your questions so that you can make an informed decision. For example, people often want to know 1.) how much a divorce in South Carolina will cost, and 2.) what the grounds for divorce are in SC just to name a couple. We’re always available to answer your questions and address any concerns you may have before, during and after the process.
People Turn To Us When
Clients routinely turn to Templeton Mims & Ward for many reasons related to family law, but some of the most common reasons are when they want:
- A divorce
- To modify child visitation agreements
- Child support
- To adopt a child
- To change their name
If you’re considering any of the above or have another need related to family law, give us a call. Let’s schedule a consultation and from there we can decide the next best steps.
Types of Family law Cases We Routinely Handle
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Name Changes
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Grandparents’ Rights
- DSS Cases (Abuse and Neglect)
Frequently Asked Questions
What does a family lawyer do?
How much do family lawyers cost?
I’m getting a divorce. Do I need an attorney?
In cases that do involve children or marital assets, having an attorney is always a good idea. These issues complicate a divorce case. You need someone who has experience navigating the situation and can help prepare you for what is to come.
What are the legal grounds for obtaining a divorce in SC?
There are five (5) grounds for divorce in South Carolina. They are:
- Habitual drunkenness or drug abuse
- Physical cruelty
- No-fault divorce which requires one year’s separation
What is joint legal and joint physical custody?
Do grandparents have visitation rights?
What is mediation in divorce, and how does it work?
Are divorce records public?
Yes! All court files, motions, pleadings and any orders of the court along with the final decree are public record. Essentially, anyone who’s interested can access these documents.
How does legal separation work in SC?
What is an uncontested divorce?
Ready To Speak With An Attorney?
Let’s discuss the details of your case and see if we can help.