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Did You Know?
There is a difference between custodial parents and non custodial parents.
Custodial parent is a term used for the parent that has primary physical custody of a child. Typically, the child resides with the custodial parent. Non-custodial parent refers to the parent that has the child for a lesser amount of time. Typically,l the child does not reside with the non-custodial parent except during the time that the non-custodial parent exercises his or her visitation rights with the child.
South Carolina courts have jurisdiction of divorce proceedings and determine who shall have custody over the children. Every year, thousands of child custody cases are decided in South Carolina courts and our South Carolina child custody lawyers are there to help you to win your child custody case.
There are several possible scenarios how the new living situation could be arranged after a divorce. Luckily, joint custody is becoming a common arrangement in South Carolina. While some cases are easier than others, our South Carolina lawyers will do everything in their power to find the best possible solution for your case.
Office of Child Support Enforcement -Pre
The Federal Office of Child Support in the Preliminary Statistics for 2003 reports that $100 Billion in accumulated unpaid support (up from $92 billion in 2002) is due to 18 million children in the United States
Dollar Amount Owed
Source: ASSOCIATON FOR CHILDREN FOR ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT
Of course, not all parents are able to come to mutual agreements. In many South Carolina child custody cases, the court has to decide who the better care-taker for the child can be and it has to award one of the following:
If you find yourself in a difficult or even antagonistic divorce in South Carolina, you need all the support you can get. Don’t hesitate to contact one of our South Carolina child custody attorneys and let us help you fight for your child.
Blind Parents' Custody of Newborn Challenged
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A blind couple in Northern California nearly lose their newborn baby after San Mateo County officials question whether they're physically capable of caring for the child Source: NPR
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South Carolina's Child Support Enforcement Director attended the October 28, 1998 Child Support Regional Consultation in Atlanta, Georgia, one of
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