Straight Talk about South Carolina Divorce Law

Straight Talk about South Carolina Divorce Law

by Robert N. Rosen

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Straight Talk about South Carolina Divorce Law is a clear and detailed guide to how divorce and family law cases are actually handled and resolved in South Carolina. It is a practical and realistic overview of how lawyers, experts and mediators operate, and how Family Court judges decide what happens in divorce, custody and matrimonial cases. Includes: Descriptions--written in layman's language--of the laws governing divorce; Key points to consider for anyone involved in a matrimonial dispute in South Carolina; Essential information for people getting divorced or those involved in custody, separation or marital litigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614232292
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 11/19/2007
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 158
File size: 723 KB

About the Author

Robert N. Rosen, a founding member of the Rosen Law firm of Charleston, has practiced family law since 1973. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia (BA), Harvard University (MA) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (JD). He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over ten years, is rated “A” by the Martindale-Hubbell law directory and is a fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Rosen has represented parties in numerous divorce, custody, support and property cases in Family Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals and the South Carolina Supreme Court. He is the author of five books, including A Short History of Charleston. For more information, see and

Table of Contents

Foreword   Alexander M. Sanders     7
Introduction     9
How the System Works     13
Divorce     31
Alimony     43
Division of Property     63
Custody and Visitation     79
Child Support     101
Lawyer's Fees and Costs     113
Agreements     121
After the Divorce     133
A Few Parting Words of Advice from a South Carolina Divorce Lawyer     145
Table of Cases     155
Notes     157
About the Author     159

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