What Are Protective Orders?

By |2021-09-13T21:09:35+00:00November 15th, 2021|

Judges issue protective orders to stop a person from abusing another.  South Carolina offers two types of protective orders that cover all relationships, from an ex-spouse to a neighbor. A protective order’s value comes from its enforceability. When people violate protective orders, the Police can arrest them and judges can sentence them to jail time. [...]

Love Your Lawyer Day

By |2021-11-08T13:45:33+00:00November 5th, 2021|

It's Love Your Lawyer Day! Every day lawyers are hired to defend those accused of crimes, represent those who cannot defend themselves, and work in every aspect of modern society, and at Bleecker Family Law, represent clients in all South Carolina Family Courts, the Court of Appeals, and the South Carolina Supreme Court whether it [...]

What Do Paralegals Do?

By |2021-11-05T13:08:48+00:00October 18th, 2021|

October 23rd is National Paralegal Day. To honor paralegals everywhere, especially Rachel Cosby and our newest legal assistant, Carolyna Ramirez from Bleecker Family Law, we want to explain what paralegals do for your case. The Role of the Paralegal The South Carolina Bar provides voluntary paralegal certification. Paralegals can also work without certification based on their [...]

How COVID-19 Has Changed the Practice of Family Law

By |2021-11-05T13:08:55+00:00October 5th, 2021|

Although restrictions and stay-at-home orders largely have been implemented on a state-by-state basis since the pandemic began, every state has, at some point, faced at least some restrictions. In some cases, mask mandates and social distancing were required, while others faced massive stay-at-home orders that shut down large segments of society and infrastructure, including the [...]

Bleecker Family Law commemorates award-winning attorneys with local and state-wide recognitions

By |2021-09-28T14:43:29+00:00September 28th, 2021|

Charleston, SC – Bleecker Family Law is celebrating two staff attorneys’ receiving local and state-wide recognitions. Beverly V. Snelgrove was selected for the 2021 Class of Forty Under 40 by the Charleston Regional Business Journal. Melissa Simondi was named one of the 2021 “Top 10 Under 40” South Carolina attorneys by the National Academy of [...]

How To Change Your Name in South Carolina

By |2021-09-22T17:25:15+00:00September 22nd, 2021|

Your name identifies you. But when your name no longer represents who you are, the state allows you to change your name for all legal purposes including financial accounts, government records, and school histories. South Carolina has a process in place to minimize the risk of fraud in name changes. This screening process can slow [...]

Servicios de ley de la familia de la comunidad hispana

By |2021-09-13T21:12:13+00:00September 13th, 2021|

En honor al Mes de la Herencia Hispana, Bleecker Family Law desea resaltar la importancia de la representación legal para la comunidad hispana de Carolina del Sur. Los problemas de derecho ley de familia pueden afectar a cualquier persona, desde los trabajadores de la construcción hasta los propietarios de negocios. Tener representación para resolver los [...]

Hispanic Community Family Law Services

By |2021-08-16T19:27:48+00:00September 12th, 2021|

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Bleecker Family Law would like to highlight the importance of legal representation for South Carolina’s Hispanic community. Family law issues may impact anyone - from construction workers to business owners. Having representation to resolve family court issues will help you obtain a fair outcome for you and your family. [...]

My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce — What Do I Do Now?

By |2021-08-16T19:29:38+00:00August 24th, 2021|

Divorce is one of the most stressful events you could experience in a lifetime. This stress starts from the first uncomfortable and potentially devastating conversation when your spouse suggests divorce. But maintaining your perspective and seeking resources for information and assistance can help you get through the divorce process. Below are some steps to take [...]

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