Category Archives: Family Law

Are step-parent and grandparent adoptions easy?

Relatively so, if parental consents have been executed, because the law waives multi-home investigations and notice requirements are lessened. Usually only one brief hearing is required. Attorney fees and costs for adoptions are deductible on your income taxes.   Disclaimer:  Information contained in this column is meant to be of general information on frequently asked questions concerning...
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Can private school tuition be covered in a divorce action?

Yes, the Family Court can deviate from the South Carolina Child Support guidelines and order private tuition and fees, but there must be a history of attendance and demonstrated benefit to the child.   Disclaimer:  Information contained in this column is meant to be of general information on frequently asked questions concerning disability, elder law, estate planning...
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