Divorce & Family Law of Conway SC
Hometown Legal Services of Conway provides Divorce and Family Attorneys who specialize in divorce and family law cases in and around Conway, SC. Our staff of attorneys have made it their life’s work to Family and Divorce Law in SC. If you have any questions please take a moment to set a free, initial consultation. We look forward to assisting you.
Divorce and family law can be very stressful for both parties. Please feel free to contact our law firm to discuss your divorce or family law issue. We work hard to minimize emotional stress and expedite the process of your case.
We are also available to assist in Uncontested and Contested Divorce cases. An Uncontested Divorce case means that the parties agree on all issues which include:
Custody – Support – Visitation – Maintenance
A Contested Divorce case is one in which the parties have not reached an agreement and certain issues are in dispute. The length and cost of a contested case will depend upon the time it takes to resolve and the complexity of the issues in dispute.
If you have exhausted all other options and have decided that divorce is the only option that remains, we can assist guide you through this often difficult process.
We advise you to refer to Chapter 3 of the Code Of Laws of South Carolina. To meet the residency requirements both the plaintiff and the respondent must have lived in the state for at least three months if both parties are current residents of the state. If one or the other is residing out of state, the party that is living in South Carolina must have been a resident for at least one year to satisfy the residency requirement.
No-Fault Divorce – South Carolina allows for divorce filing based on either fault or no-fault grounds. To file for a no-fault divorce the parties must have resided separately for at least one year.
Fault Divorce – The fault grounds for divorce in SC include adultery, desertion, substance abuse, and physical cruelty. These are just some, but not all of the grounds for a divorce based on fault.
All divorce proceedings are filed in Family Court, with the paperwork being handled in the County Clerk’s Office of the Family Court. Find out what your options are, contact us to make an appointment for a consultation.