Mediation Annoyed Me in Law School

When I was in law school, mediation was a required course. Almost immediately, I didn’t care for it. I saw mediation as the antithesis of being a lawyer. I could not understand (then) how trying to learn everything that law school had to throw at its students in becoming zealous ( continue reading… )

The Ambush of Temporary Hearings

The first hearing in family court litigation is typically the temporary hearing. Rule 21, of the South Carolina Rules of Family Court (SCRFC) governs temporary hearings, and the evidence that the family court judge is confined to reviewing during these hearings. Rule 21(b), SCRFC, provides that the judge presiding over ( continue reading… )