What You Need to Know about Child Custody in South Carolina

Child custody is one of the biggest concerns for divorcing or separating couples. It can lead to a wide range of emotions—and that’s before the legal nuances of the topic are addressed.  Discussing custody can be a weighty topic, but when parents clearly understand what child custody is, its goals, and what to expect during […]

Property Distribution in South Carolina: Who Gets the House in a Divorce?

While divorce is an often-uncomfortable process that can be unpleasant for the parties involved, it can be important to understand, especially for those going through it. In South Carolina, there are a number of factors that can influence how divorce proceeds. To better understand the subject, we’ll dive into some of these factors and explore […]

Typical Custody Arrangements in South Carolina: Physical and Legal Custody

Custody arrangements are one of the most important decisions that parents will make during a divorce or separation. In South Carolina, there are two main types of custody arrangements: sole custody and joint custody. In addition, both can be categorized as either physical custody or legal custody. A parent or guardian with physical custody of […]

The Ins and Outs of Alimony in South Carolina: What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know About Alimony in South Carolina Alimony, otherwise known as spousal support, is a court-imposed obligation that requires a spouse to provide financial support to the other spouse. Alimony can be temporary or permanent. While the concept is well-known, how to receive alimony, the reasons for alimony, and how the court […]

Child Support Determination and Modification in South Carolina

Understanding Child Support in South Carolina Child support is a crucial aspect of divorce and separation cases, especially when children are involved. In South Carolina, the family court determines this based on a variety of factors, including the income of both parents and the needs of the children. Sentinel Law Firm is well equipped to […]

Tips for Navigating Alimony Agreements in South Carolina

When it comes to navigating alimony agreements in South Carolina, there are many important things to consider. Whether you’re the one paying or receiving alimony, understanding the applicable laws and regulations can help make the process much smoother. Here at Sentinel Law Firm, we understand how complicated alimony can be, so we’ve put together a […]

How Do I Get a Divorce in SC

Divorce is a difficult and emotional process for everyone involved. It can be especially challenging to navigate the legal system during this time. If you are considering ending your marriage in South Carolina, it is important to understand the various grounds for divorce available to you under state law and the necessary steps to achieve […]