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Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers) About Taxes

Taxes are a necessary consideration when dealing with a variety of divorce related issues including, the sale of a residence, child custody, and alimony, etc. It is therefore important for anyone considering or involved in martial litigation to have… Read More
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A Total Beginner's Guide to Marital Property

If you are going through a divorce in South Carolina, the court has the jurisdiction to divide your marital assets and the debts. It is therefore important to understand what assets are included in this division. What is marital property? What is mar… Read More
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Do You Have to Pay for Your Child's College Expenses? The Answer May Surprise You

A question I get from my clients, even with young children, is whether or not they are required to pay for their child’s college expenses, tuition, room and board, books, etc. when their child reaches the age of 18 and beyond. This question has… Read More
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The Ultimate Glossary of Custody Terms

One of the questions that I get most is what are the different forms of child custody. I believe this is one of the more commonly misunderstood issues when going through a divorce with children, In general, there are three different forms of custody:… Read More
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What is Subject Matter Jurisdiction? A Non-Lawyer Guide

What is subject matter jurisdiction? That is the term used to describe what types of cases a court can hear. Unlike some states, South Carolina has a family court system. Every county in the state has a family court and that court is known as a court… Read More
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3 Habits of Good Lawyers

It is important to talk about the attorney/client relationship and what you can and should expect when working with your attorney. First, every good lawyer should make habit of being responsive to their client. It may surprise you to know that the nu… Read More
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Don't Get Stuck Paying Too Much Child Support!

Child support is an issue that comes up in just about every contested case that I have involving children. Parents want to know whether or not they’re paying the correct amount or receiving the correct amount. One of the best things anyone can… Read More
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Tips for Parents Sharing Custody of Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the international outbreak of COVID-19, everybody is under a lot of new stress, especially parents. I have receive a lot of questions from current and former clients on how to best handle custody and support issues during this time. South Caroli… Read More
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The #1 Thing to Avoid During a Guardian ad Litem Investigation

I recently had a conversation with a guardian ad litem that I thought was worth sharing. For those of you that don’t know, in any case where custody or visitation are in dispute, the court will appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) and charge them… Read More
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Do I Need a Lawyer for Divorce?

Divorce in South Carolina is a civil matter. Neither spouse is required by law to have an attorney, nor is either spouse entitled to a court-appointed attorney. That said, divorce is a legal process that will involve at least one appearance before a… Read More
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Categories: Family Law

Chris Archer

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With graduate degrees in accounting and law, Attorney Christopher Archer will apply his knowledge and years of experience to your matter from the first meeting until your case is resolved. A life-long resident of the Midlands, Chris has built a reputation as a caring and strong advocate for individuals during their times of need and he is ready to help you in every way that he can. If you or a loved one is facing a legal issue, please call the Archer Law Firm to schedule your consultation.

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