Family Court Litigation

There are a substantial number of areas covered under the jurisdiction of the family courts in South Carolina. Such areas include, but are not limited to, divorce, children’s issues (i.e., adoption, termination of a biological parent’s parental rights, custody, visitation, grandparent visitation, child support, extraordinary health-care expenses, college expenses, etc.), alimony, equitable division of property and debts of the marriage (such as identifying the property and debts to be included in the marital estate, determining the value of the items, etc.) and much more. It’s important to have the right attorney by your side, advocating for you, and helping you to make the right decisions throughout each stage of the litigation. Contact us today, and find out how we can help you get the relief you need.


Mr. Martin can help you and your family resolve the issues, even before there is an action filed in the family courts. Once an action is filed, mediation is mandatory for any contested issues before a party to the action will have their opportunity to present their case at a trial. A great deal of time, energy and expense could be avoided by attempting to resolve those differences before filing an action. Contact us today. 

Appellate Practice

Mistakes sometimes happen. Issues can be overlooked at the trial level, or you simply believe that the trial judge reached the wrong decision. The appellate courts of South Carolina provide litigants the opportunity to have issues determined at the trial level reviewed by the appellate courts. If a party to an action believes the issue was not decided correctly, the evidence does not support that findings or conclusions reached by the trial court, or an issue may have simply been overlooked by the trial court, the ability of an individual to present those issues to the appellate courts for review is an integral part of our judicial system. The timing of an appeal can be determinative of its success, so do not wait. Contact us today, and find out what options are available to you.

Information on this website should not be considered legal advice. Use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. For legal advice specific to your circumstances, please contact us to schedule a consultation.

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