For many married couples, the decision by one or both spouses to get a divorce is one of the most challenging and emotional decisions they will ever make. This decision can quickly become even more complicated if one or both parties are pursuing an at-fault divorce. In an at-fault divorce

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Is South Carolina a 50/50 State for Divorce?

Unlike many other states, South Carolina is not a community property state. In our state, the marital property in a divorce is not divided 50/50. Instead, it is distributed in a manner that is fair and equitable to both parties, which may not necessarily be an equal distribution. As a

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It is never easy to decide that you will end your marriage. Once you make that difficult decision, you will have many questions about what comes next for you and, perhaps, your children as well. You may especially want to know how long it will take for you to get

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Meet an Attorney – George E. Anderson

When Ed Anderson was a teenager in Chattanooga, he knew that he wanted to be a family-law attorney.  His parents and grandparents taught him the importance of treating everyone as though they are members of his own family, and he took their advice to heart. Following the familial guidance he’d

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If You are Considering Separation or Divorce

Gather copies of all available financial documents. A top priority is proof of both your current income and your spouse’s current income, such as tax returns, recent paystubs, or banking records. The court will also need proof of the value of all marital property and the amount of any marital

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