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Child custody in North Carolina is about putting children first

For parents who are ending their relationships or their marriages, child custody is likely one of the biggest worries. In the state of North Carolina, parents may be able to have peace of mind once they realize that one of the goals of the state's family court system is to ensure that the child's best interests come first. In fact, that is the family court system's main goal, and child custody is one of the principle tools judges use to ensure they reach that goal.

High-asset divorce can cause unique challenges in South Carolina

For South Carolina residents facing high-asset divorce, unique challenges can arise during the process that average couples may never have to overcome. The division of valuable collections or multiple properties can lead to contentious battles that require months or even years of litigation. At the law firm of Aaron & Aaron, our experienced attorneys can help you overcome even the most complex divorce-related challenges.

Can child support payments be modified in South Carolina?

After parents end their relationships or divorce, child support normally becomes part of their lives. Most parents do not begrudge the payments, as they know their importance in their children's lives. Unfortunately, some parents find themselves struggling to make their court-ordered payments due to job losses or other unexpected events. If you are in a similar situation, you can request that a South Carolina family court modify your child support payments. 

Determining the division of assets in a South Carolina divorce

In South Carolina, as in most other states, property is to be divided between spouses equitably. The equitable division of assets means that marital property should be divided fairly, which does not necessarily mean equally. Below you will find more information about what the state's equitable distribution law could mean to you.

Understanding family court jurisdiction in South Carolina

In the state of South Carolina, matters related to family law are heard in family court. A state statute enacted in 1976 established the family court system, and, since that time, it has had jurisdiction over a wide range of matters, from domestic and family relationships to divorce and marriage. If you are unsure about whether your case will be heard in family court, you may find the following information helpful.

Helping you assert your father's rights in South Carolina

The law firm of Aaron & Aaron is a full-service family law firm, which allows our clients to seek our guidance for all of their related legal needs. In fact, part of our practice is in an area of the law most people in South Carolina do not consider until the needs arise -- father's rights. If you are a father facing a divorce or fighting a child custody battle and you have questions about father's rights, our attorneys can provide the answers.

Understanding grounds for divorce in South Carolina

A spouse who is considering filing for divorce in the state of South Carolina has a multitude of decisions to make before he or she actually files. The first of many is the decision concerning which ground to cite as the reason for the divorce. In the state, divorcing spouses have five grounds for divorce, from which they must choose only one.

Understanding child support payments for South Carolina parents

For parents in South Carolina who are divorcing or ending their romantic relationships, child support is likely a topic of concern. Most parents know only the basics about child support and are unsure of the specifics. At the law firm of Aaron & Aaron, we can help you understand how child support payments are determined, and we can explain which factors can cause payment amounts to deviate from the standard.

How does the Latimer test determine if a parent can relocate?

In South Carolina, as well as the rest of the world, couples are having children. Some couples are married, some are not, and still some are not even couples. When a child is brought into the world, a shift takes place, and some couples break under the pressure, others strengthen, and some, who were not couples, give co-parenting their best shot.

How debts may be divided during a divorce

Divorcing couples spend their time discussing many things during the divorce process. Depending on the length of the marriage and how the couple chose to spend their money while together, they may have acquired quite a bit of property and assets during the marriage that they will now have to divide between the two of them. They could work together and figure out what each person will walk away with, but if any disputes occur, they will have to let a judge decide for them. The same thing can happen should a couple have debts that need to be paid off.