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How Does Custody Affect Decisions Regarding Child Vaccination?

By |2022-06-13T15:22:39+00:00January 26th, 2022|

With the CDC’s authorization of pediatric COVID-19 vaccines, parents now face decisions of whether to get their children vaccinated. Although strongly recommended by healthcare professionals, receipt of this vaccine is not required as with others like those for polio or measles.  The decision lies with the discretion of the parents or legal guardian. With vaccination [...]

Navigating Custody As a Nontraditional Family

By |2022-06-13T15:31:54+00:00January 14th, 2022|

From the property division to pets and more, navigating separation can prove challenging even in the most amicable scenarios. An amicable solution is always preferred for couples seeking separation or divorce, and a must when a child is involved. The circumstances surrounding child custody orders may be more complicated for nontraditional families than for [...]

Key Things to Consider Before Relocation

By |2022-06-13T15:26:36+00:00December 11th, 2021|

One of the benefits of our free society is that adults may decide to live anywhere. But in some circumstances when children are involved, relocating can create significant legal and financial issues. You will want to consider these issues carefully before deciding to relocate with children. Challenges to relocating may arise when you are separated [...]

Is Divorce Right For You?

By |2022-06-13T15:26:03+00:00December 5th, 2021|

Divorce can include many considerations, including religious, moral, financial, and legal concerns. Before you file for a divorce, think through your options carefully. Divorce represents a solution to an irretrievably broken marriage, but it is not the only remedy. Here are some factors to consider as you decide whether divorce is right for you. What [...]

What Are Protective Orders?

By |2022-06-13T15:41:27+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 |2022-06-13T15:29:39+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 |2022-06-13T15:43:53+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 |2022-06-13T15:21:13+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 |2022-06-13T15:09:43+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 [...]

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