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Tag Archives: Mediation

Working it out (access required)

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Back in the 1990s a group of bar leaders in Greenville County started talking about a place where low-income litigants could mediate their disputes without having to pay high-priced private mediators.

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Domestic Relations – Civil Practice – Jurisdiction – Move from Texas – Attorneys – Alimony – Mediation (access required)

Roesler v. Roesler Even though the parties had relocated to South Carolina from Texas in October 2007, they were nevertheless S.C. residents when the husband filed this divorce action in January 2008; therefore, the family court had jurisdiction over this action. We affirm the family court’s ruling that it had subject matter jurisdiction over the parties’ marriage. We affirm the family court’s failure to appoint an attorney for the wife or to send the case to mediation. We reverse the family court’s summary refusal to consider the issue of alimony.

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