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Divorce Lawyers in Lexington, SC
Legally Ending a Marriage in the Midlands of South Carolina
When you face the difficult prospect of divorce , come to The Farley Law Firm, LLC to speak with a Lexington, South Carolina divorce attorney. I understand the Legal process surrounding the end of a marriage, and I want to help you find the best advantage to the end of your marriage. The divorce process can be very difficult when someone looks at facing the loss of half or more of their assets, property and custody of their children. The final outcome of this situation will largely determine the course of your life for years to come, and we will do everything we can to represent your personal interests and your right to a fair settlement, including favorable terms for child custody, spousal support and real and personal property division.
Divorce consists of a long series of pleadings and hearings, meditations and possible trial, and it is vital to be sure that you have the necessary information to proceed through the process to protect your assets. Attempting to resolve the division of assets collected over time can have far reaching consequences. It is highly advisable to retain an attorney who can advise you of the repercussions of the decisions made while drafting any settlement agreements.
Grounds for Divorce in South Carolina
In the State of South Carolina the Grounds for Divorce are:
- No-fault divorce in South Carolina requires that the parties live separate and apart from one another continuously for a one full year, without cohabitation.
- Habitual drunkenness or drug use
- Physical cruelty
- Desertion for more than one year