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Guardian ad litem program faces scrutiny

...has dissolved; a judge has stopped making appointments; and some case workers wait months for assignments."The family court system here is not working. It's set up to fail," said Sheryl Glover, who organized Stop Parental Bullying three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-29/guardian-ad-litem-prog
Across the region

...leaders of Bikers Against Abusing Children want to put the memorial in Town Square Park in Lexington. It's across from Family Court offices, where disputes involving children are handled.Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32, is accused of killing his five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-17/across-region
US Rep. Mark Sanford: Divorce accusations, requests for psychological exam 'preposterous'

...including that he undergo a mental evaluation, are "preposterous, crazy and wrong."Attorneys for Jenny Sanford, in a family court motion last week, want a judge to limit the South Carolina Republican's visitation with his youngest child. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-03/us-rep-mark-sanford-divo
Across the region

...the boy was charged with felony first-degree assault and battery. It is unclear when the defendant will appear in Family Court.Bollinger said the victim, who is also 11 years old, was burned on almost a third of his body and is recovering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-14/across-region
2 teens arrested in Aiken County shooting, robbery

...armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. The juvenile's charges have been forwarded to family court.Both suspects have outstanding charges with North Augusta Department of Public Safety and are in the department's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-25/2-teens-arrested-aiken
Too much information

...mediate concerns in their contentious and highly publicized divorce proceedings.A request before a South Carolina family court judge to seal the entire proceeding is pending. With any luck, the move will keep Sanford's salacious personal life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-18/too-much-information
Sanford calls off engagement

...chapter when waters calm with Jenny."His rambling message on Facebook came after attorneys for Jenny Sanford asked a family court judge to limit the South Carolina Republican's visitation with his youngest child. They also asked that Mark Sanford...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-12/sanford-calls-engagement
Accusations in ex-Gov. Sanford divorce

...including that he undergo a mental evaluation, are "preposterous, crazy and wrong." Attorneys for Jenny Sanford, in a family court motion last week, want a judge to limit the South Carolina Republican's visitation with his youngest child. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/accusations-ex-gov-sanford-d
Wagener toddler's death ruled a homicide

...the child unresponsive. The boy was taken to the hospital, where doctors found injuries consistent with abuse.Davis was taken into custody initially for three outstanding family court bench warrants. The homicide charge will be added.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-24/wagener-toddlers-death
Mark Sanford accused of violating divorce terms

...filed Thursday. But because their original divorce agreement is sealed, Jenny Sanford's complaint released by the family court was redacted and the sections of the divorce agreement he is accused of violating were blacked out.Jenny Sanford told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-11/mark-sanford-accused-violatin