BEAUFORT DIVORCE ATTORNEYS
GETTING A DIVORCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA
A divorce is disruptive to your life, your finances and your relationships with your children. At the law firm of Harvey & Battey, P.A., in Beaufort, South Carolina, you can rest assured that your concerns will be handled with personal care and in the strictest confidence.
GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA
South Carolina law requires specific grounds for divorce. While no-fault is available as one of the grounds, it requires a full year of separation before you can be divorced. Other grounds for divorce include adultery, habitual drunkenness, desertion or physical cruelty.
RESOLVING DIVORCE ISSUES
We will work as civilly as possible with your spouse’s lawyer to reach a reasonable settlement. It’s an advantage to reach a settlement in a divorce case, especially when children are involved. It is our philosophy that two parents can reach a better decision than the family court can. However, when settlement is not possible, our attorneys are prepared to take your case to court.
Our attorneys handle various types of cases in family courts throughout the Lowcountry, including cases involving the following issues:
- Property division
- Child custody
- Child support
Our lawyers can assist you with the preparation of marital agreements, including the following:
- Prenuptial agreements
- Separation agreements
We often work with active duty service members and their spouses.
CHILD CUSTODY & SUPPORT MODIFICATIONS
Circumstances may change in the years after your divorce. If you need to change child support, child custody or visitation after your divorce, our lawyers will be there to help you.
Need More Information?
For more information or to discuss your case with a lawyer at Harvey & Battey, call (843) 524-3109 or click the button below to contact us online.