Monthly Archives: July 2019

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25 07, 2019

Common Law Marriage- a Thing of the Past!?

By |2020-02-07T13:14:58-05:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Family Law|Tags: |

On July 24, 2019, the South Carolina Supreme Court stated common law marriage is no longer viable from this date forward.  In the landmark decision, Stone v. Thompson, heard June 13, 2019, the Justices ended the practice of common law marriage. First, common law marriage is where two people are deemed married after having displayed [...]

3 07, 2019

Damages? What does that mean?

By |2020-02-07T13:14:35-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Auto Accidents|

Justice is something that one always alludes to when filing suit or visiting an attorney’s office. Yet in the realm of civil court, the question is not only of liability or fault, but this must be paired with damages. Damages generally may be compensatory and/or punitive damages. Compensatory damages are meant to compensate an individual [...]