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South Carolina legislator proposes shortening time for divorce

...public policy director with the convention.Oran Smith of Palmetto Family Council said such a significant change to divorce law should be discussed thoroughly."We want to do what's best for the children. Usually that is keeping mom and dad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-08/south-carolina-legislator-pro
Bill advocates joint custody in divorces

...both parents work together to parent their child," the study committee report says. But not everyone involved in divorce law thinks "shared parenting" is the right path. "I don't think it's in the child's best interest to do that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/18/met_117025.shtml
Metro
Disappointments and successes

...mental cruelty" grounds for divorce also didn't make it despite the pleas of Karyn Grace to simplify the state's divorce laws after her estranged husband killed her two children and then himself. Had it been easier and quicker to divorce him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/07/edi_84381.shtml
Editorials
Budget needs OK as session closes

...cruelty" a grounds for divorce. The measure came after Karyn Grace, formerly Young, called for reform of the state's divorce laws after her estranged husband killed her two children, then himself. - A plan from Rep. Bill Clyburn, D-Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/02/met_83783.shtml
Metro
Divorce bill goes back to committee

...said Mr. Hatfield, a lawyer who practices divorce law. Rep. Tom Bordeaux, D-Savannah, said...larrabee@morris.com. What would the divorce law do? Senate Bill 79 changes divorce laws for couples who have children: - Instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/21/met_72020.shtml
Metro
Do-it-yourself divorces get easier

...trend toward do-it-yourself divorces will continue or plateau, said Sooho, since a lot depends on each state's divorce laws and court procedures. "It should be as simple as filling out a form for your driver's license," Sooho said, referring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/12/fin_69210.shtml
Finance
Will Karyn Grace be heard?

...courage by speaking out against South Carolina's archaic divorce laws, which she contends played a pivotal role in events...woman who's been deeply damaged by a badly broken divorce law and family court system. The Palmetto State won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/25/edi_59779.shtml
Editorials
System failed family, mom says

...waiting period. South Carolina's divorce laws, Ms. Shew said, are geared to...edwards@augustachronicle.com. DIVORCE LAW Karyn Grace's effort to expand South Carolina's divorce law comes as Georgia legislators are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/23/met_58807.shtml
Metro
Candidates qualify for Georgia judge posts

...plaintiffs and defendants primarily in business cases.Adding her name to the list Friday was Tamela Adkins, who practices divorce law in Gwinnett County. Her firm's Web site says she also represents individuals in personal-injury cases and misdemeanors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-07
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People in the News

...was sent to the newspaper. "Frankly, it doesn't help anyone," said Black, noting that Florida has no-fault divorce laws. "To me, all it does is create a furor over something in which the emotions are going to be high again." "I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/ent_402655.shtml
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