The Keepers – Changing how we think about Primary Custodial Parents

In divorce, there is sometimes (not always) a vast disparity of responsibilities between the primary custodial parent and the secondary custodial parent. It may even appear the court holds the primary parent to a higher standard than the other parent. It is true, more is often expected of the primary parent. As the primary parent, […]

Our Favorite Lady of Justice and The Fearless Determination You Deserve 

I stumbled upon my favorite depiction of our Lady of Justice late one night, while battling the anxieties of my chosen profession. Lady Justice is portrayed as a confident, determined, and fearless young woman. She is vibrant, her eyes are focused (without a blindfold), she is strong, yet she is beautiful and feminine. In her left […]

Helping Pro se Litigants Better Represent Themselves in Family Court

Last Saturday, Gregory Forman and I taught a seminar, hosted by Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, aimed at helping Pro se litigants better represent themselves in the Family Court.  One of my inspirations for volunteering to help organize and speak at this seminar was a former client.  She came to me after representing herself in a […]

Seminar: How to Represent Yourself in Family Court

I am presenting at a Seminar focused on “How to Represent Yourself in Family Court” along with Gregory Foreman, P.C., on behalf of Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Charleston County Public Library (68 Calhoun Street). We will be focusing on explaining family court procedure to […]