Category: Child Custody
Do You Have to Pay Child Support If You Have Equal Custody?
If you are entering divorce proceedings, you may have several questions about the process and its potential outcomes. One of the most common questions Fort Mill family lawyers receive concerns child support payments during joint custody. If you and your former spouse each take equal care of the child, you may wonder if child support… read more
What Do I Need to Do to Get My Custody Agreement Revised?
Posted in Child Custody on November 7, 2018
After settling a divorce, there may come a time for modification in child custody. One or both parents may have a new or different working situation, or perhaps the child is older and has made a request for a change in visitation. It could also depend upon the financial position of a parent. Whatever the… read more
The Process of Terminating Parental Rights
Posted in Child Custody on October 24, 2018
Parental rights are the legal rights of a parent to make major decisions regarding a child’s healthcare, education, and religion, as well as to take certain actions on behalf of a child. Biological parents, foster or adoptive parents, and legal guardians who may claim parental rights. Terminating someone’s parental rights takes away that person’s ability… read more
When Do Grandparents Have the Right to Claim Custody of a Child?
Posted in Child Custody on September 14, 2018
When people think of child custody arrangements, it’s usually in relation to parental divorce. However, parents aren’t the only ones who can have a right to custody. In some circumstances, the grandparents can become the legal guardians of a child. However, doing so is most often an uphill legal battle that requires meeting several prerequisites…. read more
How Do Child Custody Cases Work When Your Former Spouse Lives in a Different State?
Posted in Child Custody on July 3, 2018
Each divorce is unique, and every proceeding comes with a set of considerations. For some, the process of settling a divorce will be more difficult than others – particularly if one spouse moves to a different state. Learn how distance may affect a child custody arrangement. Divorced parents living in different states are not an… read more