There are three important concepts to keep in mind when determining who gets what in a South Carolina divorce: “marital property,” “nonmarital property” and “transmutation.”

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At Mikell Law Firm, one of the first questions we ask a prospective client is whether or not they – or any other known party to the case – has a Facebook page. This is because the way we communicate has changed drastically over the past few years and our rules of procedure and evidence are changing right along with it.

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In the legal world, “pro se” is a term for litigants who represent themselves in court. A study published today on Law.com indicates that the worsening economy has led to a rise in the number of people who try to appear in court without a lawyer.

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This week’s departure of Family Court Judge F.P. “Charlie” Segars-Andrews could mean the end of Juvenile Drug Court – and that could spell trouble for Charleston County teenagers whose drug or alcohol problems have landed them in trouble with the law.

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