Alimony is a hot-button topic in divorces, but it's not a black and white issue. South Carolina courts have specific rules to follow when a spouse requests alimony. You should understand the basics about alimony before you proceed in your divorce.
Going through a divorce can be a very difficult and emotionally complex experience. Unfortunately, the legal process for divorce can be complex too. However, in South Carolina, there is an easier approach to divorce that you may be able to use called a “simple” divorce (this is sometimes referred
When a couple divorces in South Carolina, the court may order the higher-earning spouse to provide financial support to the other spouse by paying alimony. When the supported spouse remarries, however, the paying spouse will usually want alimony payments to end.
All parents have a duty to support their children’s development, both financially and emotionally. Married parents usually support their children voluntarily, as both parents are living with the children. When parents of children aren’t married to one another (for example, as the result of a breakup or divorce), the laws of their state determine how much child support should be paid.